The principal shoot of Thalapathy 63 will begin after Pongal holidays. Sources say that the film’s director Atlee is planning to kick-start the first schedule of the film on January 21 in Chennai. Touted to be a sports-based entertainer, Nayanthara plays the romantic interest of Vijay in the film.
AGS Entertainment is bankrolling the film which also has Yogi Babu and Vivek in pivotal characters. Rahman who composed music for Sarkar and Mersal for Vijay is working on the songs and background score of the untitled film and GK Vishnu will be cranking the camera.
If sources are to be believed, Vijay is said to be playing a football coach in the film and he has also bulked up for his role. The makers of the film are planning for a grand theatrical release in Tamil and Telugu for this year Diwali.