Vijay has been eyeing to expand his market from Tamil to various languages. Most instrumental in his plans has been movies with Atlee Kumar.
Mersal, Bigil have become big hits in Telugu and Kerala states as well. Theri started this blockbuster combination and next two films consolidated Atlee has a big commercial director.
Atlee is currently directing Shah Rukh Khan and Nayantara is also part of the project. After this film, Atlee could join hands again with Vijay for their fourth film.
Vijay completed Beast in the direction of Nelson and the movie will hit theatres on 14th of April. The Tamil big star has agreed to do Telugu and Tamil bilingual for the first time in his career in the direction of Vamshi Paidipally.
Popular producer from Telugu cinema, Dil Raju will bankroll the project. After Maharshi, this will be Vamshi’s next. Script works are currently going on and pre production works will start in April.
Post the completion of this project, Atlee could start pre-production of his movie with Vijay. Atlee is also in talks with Allu Arjun for the actor’s first straight Tamil film and of course it will be a Tamil-Telugu bilingual, if materialised.