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Vijay Sethupathi’s role in Mani Ratnam project is not a cameo

Vijay Sethupathi at Dharmadurai audio launch.
Vijay Sethupathi at Dharmadurai audio launch.

Director Mani Ratnam’s upcoming multi-starrer project starring Vijay Sethupathi, Simbu, Fahadh Faasil, Jyothika and Aishwarya Rajesh in lead roles is one of the most anticipated movies of 2018.

It was rumoured that Vijay Sethupathi will be essaying an extended cameo role in the movie. Now, the latest we hear is that the director has reworked on the actor’s role in the movie. Reportedly, Vijay Sethupathi will be essaying a full-fledged character in the movie which will offer all the actors an equal scope.

As reported earlier, STR aka Simbu started taking acting workshops conducted by Mani Ratnam for the movie. A selfie of the duo surfaced online a month ago, and set social media on storm. According to rumour mills, the actor is expected to be shedding nearly 10 kilos for the film.

Touted to be an action-thriller, the makers have pinned high hopes on this project. Santosh Sivan will crank the camera. Oscar-winning musician A.R Rahman is roped in to compose the music for the film, which is bankrolled by Madras Talkies.

The yet-to-be-titled project will start rolling by the third week of January and the first schedule will be shot in Chennai.

Meanwhile, actor Vijay Sethupathi’s 2018 can’t get any better. The versatile actor has 5 exciting projects lined up for the year – Oru Nalla Naal Paathu Solren, JungaSeethakaathiSuper Deluxe and Imaikka Nodigal.