Lokesh Kanagaraj is the most happening filmmaker of Kollywood right now. Having directed just two films so far, he impressed both audience and critics with the brilliance of his work. His recent film “Kaithi” released along with “Bigil”, one of the highly anticipated film of the year but is running successfully across the theatres in Tamilnadu.
In his directorial feature debut, in 2017, he released the thriller Maanagaram, which performed well at the box office. He wrote the script and directed, describing the story’s structure as “hyperlinked” subplots. It has Sundeep Kishan, Sri, Regina Cassandra, Madhusudhan Rao, and Charle as the main cast.
His second film Kaithi revolves around a story of a released prisoner who spent 10 years of Jail sentence. On his way to meet his daughter for the first time, the protagonist was forced to help a senior police officer from deadly drug lords. In the midway of making Kaithi, Lokesh got the opportunity of directing Vijay, one of the most bankable star in Tamil film industry.
The film which is tentatively titled as Thalapathy 64, has Anirudh Ravichander as music composer and the film includes actor Vijay Sethupathi as the antagonist. Shanthanu, Antony Vargheese, Malavika Mohanan are some of the other actors who are the part of this film. As the fans of Tamil cinema are not relieved from the awe of the director’s growth, the next update about his directorial venture shook the Internet.
The filmmaker is an ardent fan of actor/director Kamal Haasan which he said in many of his interviews. He even said that Kamal Haasan’s Virumaandi is the inspiration for his Kaithi. Now the recent update informs us that he is going to direct his idol Kamal Haasan as his next and the reports suggests that he signed it with Kamal’s own production house Raj Kamal Internationals.
According to a report by Tamil weekly Vikatan, Raaj Kamal Films International has reportedly signed Lokesh and has paid him a token amount as advance. Famous youtube channel, Valaipechu also reported about the same.
கைதி படம் வெற்றிக்கு பிறகு ராஜ்கமல் நிறுவனத்துல லோகேஷ் கனகராஜ் ஒரு படம் பண்ண சைன் பண்ணியிறுக்காரு அந்த படத்துக்கு ஹிரோ… கமல்🔥🔥🔥🔥— leo (@sric_twitz) November 5, 2019
த்தா😎தரமான சம்பவமா இருக்க போகுது.💪#Nammavar65CDP @Dir_Lokesh#kamalhaasan pic.twitter.com/StxDrLZc8V
As soon as this news surfaced on Internet, fans of the actor are celebrating it as they are aware of Lokesh’s admiration towards Kamal Haasan. Kamal Haasan, on the other hand, is busy shooting for Shankar’s Indian 2. The film, a sequel to Indian, will mark the return of Haasan as nonagenarian vigilante, Senapathy. Indian 2 also stars Siddharth, Kajal Aggarwal, Rakul Preet Singh and Priya Bhavani Shankar.
#கார்த்தி, விஜயைத் தொடர்ந்து கமலை இயக்கவுள்ள லோகேஷ் கனகராஜ்.— Sun News (@sunnewstamil) November 5, 2019
கமலின் #ராஜ்கமல் நிறுவனம் தயாரிப்பதாக தகவல் வெளியாகியுள்ளது.@ikamalhaasan
#SunNewsSocial #SunNews #Kamalhasan #Logeshkanagaraj #TamilCinema #Movies #Rajkamal pic.twitter.com/9m0yICU1KL
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