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Thalapathy Vijay to shoot for Nelson Dilipkumar’s film in Russia?

  • March 04, 2021

Thalapathy Vijay might travel to Russia soon to shoot for his upcoming film with director Nelson Dilipkumar. Last year, Even before the theatrical release of Master, Vijay announced that his 65th film will be bankrolled by Sun Pictures and it will be directed by Nelson. Earlier, it was rumoured that AR Murugadoss has been roped in to direct the film. Though Murugadoss almost confirmed it, he had to opt out of the film due to creative differences.

Now, it looks like, the film is all set to go on floors in April, and the technical crew has already left to Russia for location hunt. An official announcement regarding the film’s schedule will be made soon. Touted to be an action-entertainer, major portions of the film will be shot in Russia.

A few weeks ago, there were reports that the makers of Thalapathy 65 had approached Rashmika Mandanna to play the female lead. However, nothing has been finalised yet.

SUN PICTURES TO BANKROLL THALAPATHY 65

In December 2020, Sun Pictures, the producers of the film, took to Twitter to announce it with a small video. The official announcement went viral on social media. Sharing the video, Sun Pictures wrote, “We are happy to announce Thalapathy @actorvijay’s #Thalapathy65bySunPictures directed by @nelsondilpkumar and music by
@anirudhofficial #Thalapathy65 (sic).”

Currently, Vijay is basking on the success of director Lokesh Kanagaraj’s Master. The film, produced by Xavier Britto, is released on January 13, one day ahead of Pongal in theatres. The film also featured Malavika Mohanan, Andrea Jeremiah, Arjun Das, and others in pivotal roles. Master was about an alcoholic professor who takes up a teaching role in an observation home, which is in control of Bhavani, a gangster. This is the first time Vijay is pitted against Vijay Sethupathi

NELSON’S DOCTOR

Meanwhile, Nelson Dilipkumar is waiting for the release of Doctor. The film features Sivakarthikeyan and Priyanka Arul Mohan in the lead roles.

MOVIE REVIEW: MASTER

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