Not Lawrence But This Top Hero To Play Antagonist In “Vikram” !!
Amidst the buzz which did rounds about actor Raghava Lawrence playing villain in Kamal Haasan-Lokesh Kanaraj’s upcoming action flick “Vikram”, a top South Indian actor named Fahad Fazil who is known for delivering top notch performances has confirmed that he is going to act in the film in a recent interaction with a media portal. The news excited the fans of actor Kamal Haasan and Fahad Fazil as both of them are known for their dedication when it comes to acting.
One of the most awaited films in Tamil film industry post COVID 19 pandemic is Kamal Haasan- Lokesh Kanagaraj’s “Vikram”. The film’s title teaser which got released on the 66th birthday of the “Ulaganayagan”, became a huge hit among fans and created a huge anticipation among them. The teaser has garnered 15 million plus views in youtube so far.
Kamal Haasan who is also a leader of a political party named “Makkal Needhi Maiam”, got busy with his party works due to the assembly election and Lokesh Kanagaraj who recently recovered from COVID 19 virus was busy completing the pre production works of the film. Now, reports on one of the important casts for the film got surfaced in the Internet.
Aarambikkalaangala 💪#Vikram pic.twitter.com/pvOPzB2icn— Lokesh Kanagaraj (@Dir_Lokesh) April 7, 2021
“Vikram” which is going to be directed by the “Master” maker, is going to have Sathyan Sooryan as the camera man. Philomin Raj handles the edit whereas Anirudh Ravichander is going to compose music for the film. Kamal Haasan bankrolls the film under his own banner Raaj kamal internationals.
The title teaser showed Kamal Haasan welcoming a number of policemen and politicians with deadly weapons. “Vikram” became the first Tamil feature to have a 142 seconds long motion video teaser just for the release of the title. Director Lokesh Kanagaraj who identifies himself as an ardent fan of Kamal Haasan, was lauded by his colleagues and by the fans of Tamil cinema for the work he pulled off in the teaser by having Kamal.
Earlier, it was reported that popular dance choreographer cum actor, filmmaker Raghava Lawrence has grabbed the opportunity of playing the antagonist role in the Kamal-starrer. A report of Valaipechu youtube channel has said that the “Muni” actor got committed to play the role for Rs.7 crore. He reportedly gave 27 days of call sheet for his portion in “Vikram” whereas Kamal Haasan has provided 33 days.
However, due to unknown reasons, Lawrence opted out of the project and now, Fahad Fazil has confirmed that he is going to act along with Kamal Haasan in “Vikram” during an interaction. “I am also doing “Vikram” with Mr. Kamal Haasan. I am very excited about it” said Fahad in the interaction.
Watch the video below :
கமல் சாரோட #விக்ரம் படத்துல நடிக்கிறேன் ரொம்ப ஆவலோடு காத்திருக்கிறேன் – பகத் பாசில்🔥#KamalHaasan#Vikram pic.twitter.com/qpLE2agqfQ— SundaR KamaL (@Kamaladdict7) April 7, 2021
As soon as the news surfaced, fans got extremely happy and started celebrating the combination of Fahad and Kamal they are going to witness soon. Hashtag “Vikram” is trending at top in Twitter as well. While talking about the film, Lokesh Kanagaraj, in an interaction has said that the film is going to be an action thriller.
Check out some of the reactions below :
#FahadhFaasil in #Vikram— S Abishek Raaja (@cinemapayyan) April 7, 2021
That's the news you got to wake up to.
Keep em coming @Dir_Lokesh 💥
Now, here’s a reason to watch the #FDFS of #Vikram! #FahadhFaasil and @ikamalhaasan 🔥🔥🔥— Bhavna Balakrishnan (@Bhavna__B) April 7, 2021
Uff ! Imagine the number of close up shots of those faces and EYES!
Casting coup @Dir_Lokesh 👏👏
Two powerhouses against each other 😍🔥@ikamalhaasan #FahadhFaasil @Dir_Lokesh #vikram pic.twitter.com/nkfbWriq52— Troll Cinema ( TC ) (@Troll_Cinema) April 7, 2021
Yesss !! Fuckingggg yes 🔥🔥🔥🔥 fafa and andavar ❤️ Cinematic Feast for sure 👀 #Vikram pic.twitter.com/1ZcFPG3jMF— 𝐒𝐮𝐫𝐢𝐲𝐚 🅼🅰🅰🆁🅰 (@a__tweets) April 7, 2021
great news for cinema fans #fahadfazil working @ikamalhaasan sir #vikram regarding cast and crew announcement expecting soon mr. @Dir_Lokesh anna @itisba3 @cinemaforlife__ @musicbliss15 @satharjavid @iskarthi_ pic.twitter.com/FR6pdTiEWY— cinema lover 🤩 (@kailashsatana) April 7, 2021
#FahadhFaasil is an exemplary talent! #KamalHaasan sir is a Talent Asuran! Now that the two of them are gonna star together in #Vikram, it should be a TREAT for all the fans! Can't wait! Oruthar kannaalaye nadipparu! Innorutharoda ovvoru muscle um nadikkum! Enna Nadakkapogutho!— Ahmed Meeran (@ahmedmeeranoffl) April 7, 2021
Only good thing raghava Lawrence has done in his acting career is walking out of this movie https://t.co/Bb9FCIOXf2— Vishal (@Vishal61039660) April 7, 2021