Actor Vijay and director Vijay are all set to join hands. They will combing together for a film titled Thailavan, to be produced by financier Chandra Prakash Jain. Shooting is expected to get a kickstart by the month of July.
While the director is at present shooting for Thaandavam, which has Vikram in the lead, the actor is busy with A R Murugadoss for Thupakki. ‘The shoots of Thaandavam and Thupakki are expected to over by June. After that, Thalaivarn will start,’ sources say.
It was a longtime buzz that the two Vijays would come together and it has come true now. ‘The Ilaya Thalapathi is happy to work with the talented filmmaker, who has proved himself in Kireedam, Poi Solla Porom, Madrasapattinam and Dheiva Thirumagal,’ sources close to the actor said.
It is said G V Prakash Kumar will score music for Thalaivan, Actress Amala Paul is being roped for playing opposite none other than Ilayathalapathy Vijay in his upcoming flick with director AL Vijay which was temporarily titled as Thalaivan.
However, this film, produced by Chandraprakash Jain, is set to roll only after Vijay completes his high-action drama Yohan with Gautham Menon. The shooting of Thalaivan will be started after the release of Thuppaki and Both Vijay seems to plan the first schedule on first week of November.
Vijay and Vijay’s Thalaivan to be rechristened
Director AL Vijay’s forthcoming movie with Ilayathalapathy Vijay, which was titled as Thalaivan, will undergo a title change. Following recent title issues of other films, the filmmaker has decided to rechristen his next movie, as there has been similar kind of title registered for an other star’s film.
AL Vijay has said that he had chosen Thalaivan for his next movie but now he has made his mind on changing the name to avoid controversies and confusions. When he approached the film chamber to register the title, the director found that someone had already registered a title that sounds like Thalaivan.