Thalapathy Vijay is gearing up for the release of his much-awaited sports drama, Bigil. The actor will also be teaming up with Lokesh Kanagaraj for his next and kick-started shooting for the film today. The film will have Malavika Mohanan playing the female lead and Vijay Sethupathi playing an antagonist.
Lokesh Kanagaraj who is considered as one of the new age filmmakers is keen on selecting young talents as his crew for this film it seems. Music to be composed by Anirudh Ravichander, Lokesh casted Angamaly Dairies fame Antony Varghese, Shanthanu for this upcoming action thriller.
Interestingly, Director Rathnakumar who directed films like Meyadha Maan and Aadai was seen along with the crew members in the Pooja pictures and he was also seen sitting along with Lokesh Kanagaraj during the audio launch of Bigil.
Lokesh Kanagaraj and Rathnakumar are sharing a healthy friendship which is evident through their twitter conversations. On seeing Rathnakumar, along with Lokesh Kanagaraj, many fans thought that he is going to associate with Lokesh in the direction department. As Rathnakumar is an ardent fan of actor Vijay, fans even thought that he is going to work as an Assistant director.
Now the director himself has cleared the air by posting a tweet in his official Instagram account. The man who impressed audience with his debut film “Meyatha Maan”, has joined the project as Additional Screenplay writer.
“Can’t believe this 😍. Joining hands with Thalapathy @actorvijay na sharing pen & paper with Dear friend @Dir_Lokesh as Additional Screenplay Writer. Thank you Machi.🙏🤗. Thanks to fellow writer Pon Parthipan sir. Special thanks to @Jagadishbliss bro for roping me. #Thalapathy64” read the tweet of Rathnakumar.
Check out his tweet below :
Cant believe this 😍. Joining hands with Thalapathy @actorvijay na sharing pen & paper with Dear friend @Dir_Lokesh as Additional Screenplay Writer. Thank you Machi.🙏🤗. Thanks to fellow writer Pon Parthipan sir. Special thanks to @Jagadishbliss bro for roping me. #Thalapathy64 pic.twitter.com/QP4Jb9aKgM— Rathna kumar (@MrRathna) October 3, 2019
On seeing this tweet from Rathnakumar, fans became very much happy to see a fellow Vijay fan writing for the film. Shanthanu Bhagyaraj, who roped in the project earlier, expressed his joy by asking his friend to take care of his role with his writing.
“Brotherrrrrr 🤩 I am your bestttu frienduuu 😁😁Konjam paathu seyyunga 😅😅 Glad to be working with you bro🔥 Thatrom thookrom” he said in his tweet.
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