It is almost confirmed that actor Vijay’s next film after “Master” is going to be the sequel of his blockbuster film “Thuppakki”. The film is going to be directed by A.R Murugadoss who directed the first part. There were many speculations doing rounds about the director of actor Vijay’s upcoming film.
Some said that the film is going to be directed by Atlee again and others said that director Perarasu who made Vijay’s “Thiruppachi” and “Sivakasi” is going to be roped in. Director Magizh Tirumeni also narrated a story to Vijay, according to sources. At one point, it was firmly believed that Vettri Maaran is going to direct Vijay in his next but the director subtly denied it by signing a film with Surya with a title “Vaadi Vasal”.
Sudha Kongara who is busy making Surya’s “Soorarai Pottru” became a front runner at one point and screened her film to Vijay, according to some sources. But it turned out to be mere rumour. However, many sources has confirmed that A.R Murugadoss is going to wield the megaphone for the next film of Vijay. Now, a latest report from Valaipechu team has said that A.R Murugadoss faced a major setback in working for Thuppakki 2.
The film which is going to be directed by Sun pictures Kalanithi Maaran, is rumoured to have Pooja Hegde and Kajal Agarwal in the lead roles. The movie journalists has said that Kalanithi Maaran asked A.R Murugadoss to lower the budget of the film. The reduction he demanded includes the salary of the filmmaker who earned Rs.30 crores per film. “As Vijay’s salary is Rs.80 Crores and A.R Murugadoss is receiving Rs.30 Crores per film, their salary budget itself reaches Rs.110 crores. Now, considering the result of Darbar, Sun Pictures has decided to provide just Rs.18 Crores as salary for A.R Murugadoss.” they said in their video.
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Source : Valaipechu
Further Vijay also provided only 120 days for the film. The loss of Darbar affected A.R Murugadoss in big time it seems. Due to the loss of the film, distributors who bought the film visited the residence of actor Rajinikanth and A.R Murugadoss. The filmmaker even requested police protection by saying that Distributors are threatening him.
A.R Murugadoss debuted to tamil film industry through Ajithkumar’s “Dheena”. His third directorial “Ghajini” gave him the break of his lifetime as he remade the film by having actor Amir Khan in the lead role. Since then A.R Murugadoss became one of the important filmmakers of Indian cinema. His “Thuppakki” and “Kaththi” with Vijay impressed fans in big time and his latest collaboration with the actor is “Sarkar”. Let us wait and see if A.R Murugadoss gives a comeback through the sequel.