Thalapathy Vijay and director Atlee have teamed for the third time for Vijay’s 63rd film which is yet to be titled. The film being produced by the prestigious AGS Entertainment, went on floors recently. As regards the cast, Nayanthara who is having the purplest patch in her career has been brought in as the lady lead, while Yogi Babu and Vivek have been roped in to perform important roles in the film. A R Rahman is composing music for this film and it is the 5th time association of the Oscar winner with Thalapathy Vijay, the other ones being Udhaya, Azhagiya Thamizh Magan, Mersal and Sarkar. GK Vishnu and Ruban take charge of cinematography and editing departments respectively. Muthuraj is the art director of the film.
The film is said to have North Chennai as the backdrop and is also speculated to be based on the game football. Latest we have about the film is that Vijay will be called as Michael in it. It has to be recalled that Vijay on earlier occasions have featured in films based on sports, the top one that comes to mind is of course the one on Kabbadi but titled as Ghilli and directed by Dharani which was a major success.
Vijay 63 aka Thalapathy 63 is being shot in Binny Mills in Chennai where important scenes have been canned. Art Director Muthuraj has erected massive sets resembling North Chennai where the unit has started shooting. Knowing the presence of Vijay has brought in his fans to the shooting spot and the actor, as in the past, has been obliging them with meeting and greeting them and sometimes posing for them too.