M>Ilayathalapathy Vijay will be known as “style king” after the release of AR Murgadoss directed Thuppakki.
Producer Kalaipuli S Dhanu is blowing up big money to make it look grand and stylish. The shoot of the film is going on in Mumbai.
Vijay will be playing as an encounter specialist in the film with Kajal Aggarwal playing his lady love. Jai is acting as his younger brother. Jayaram character has shades of grey, while Sathyan will bring the house down with his comedy.
Harris Jayaraj has already recorded a song for the film sung by Vijay which is said to be a peppy fast number. AR Murgadoss the director of the film has dropped two of his regular’s art director Rajeevan and editor Antony and gone for veterans with a proven track record.
Murgadoss has roped in national award winning production designer the legendary Thotta Tharani and the wizard editing Sreekar Prasad for Thuppakki. Murgadoss wants the richness in production and sharpness in editing to be highlighted by the masters.
India’s finest lensman Santosh Sivan is behind the cameras. Santosh and Vijay have hit off well. In fact the “new look”of Vijay depends a lot on the ace cameraman.
For an action scene in the film Santosh has used new techniques to make it look fast and racy. Santosh has told his buddies that he is enjoying shooting for the film, as Vijay has no starry airs and is willing to learn.