It’s official! STR will be not be playing Billa or a gangster in director Venkat Prabhu’s upcoming film.
STR has made it clear that he was attracted to the core plot which is something new and not experimented so far in Tamil. PC Sreeram is likely to be the cinematographer and the team is talks with AR Rahman and Anirudh to be the music director.
Venkat Prabhu hasn’t completed the full script but it will not be on the lines of his earlier fun films like Saroja, Goa or Party! The subject is a serious action thriller which will a biggie.
Tentatively titled as Athiradi with a tagline ‘A Venkat Prabhu Action’, the film will start rolling in 2018 and release in 2019.