Thalapathy 68: SJ Suryah may be playing the main villain opposite Vijay

    Thalapathy 68 will be directed by Venkat Prabhu.



    According to a new report actor SJ Suriya may be playing the villain in Thlapathy 67, SJ Surya has worked with Vijay both as an actor and director.

    SJ Suriya acted alongside his first movie of 2023 Varisu and directed him in the 2000 blockbuster hit Kushi.

    There have been a few directors that have been associated with Thalapathy 68 like Atlee and Vamshi Paidipally, but now it is official that Venkat Prabhu will be helming the project.

    According to a new report, Vijay approved the project after listing to the script narrated by the director. The project will be produced by AGS Entertainment.

    Venkat Prabhu who made his directorial debut with Chennai 600028 in 2007, has had a lot of critical and commercial hits like Goa, Maanaadu, and Mankantha.

    The director is currently enjoying the success of his political-thriller movie Custody which stars Naga Chaitanya, Krithi Shetty, and Arvind Swamy in the lead.

    As for Vijay, he is currently working with Lokesh Kanagaraj on the ucpming Leo . The movie is the third installment in the LCU following 2019's Kaithi which starred Karthi and 2022s Vikram which starred Kamal Haasan in the lead.

    Leo will see Vijay and Trisha reunite after a gap of 15 years, their last movie together was the 2008 action movie Kuruvi.

    This movie will also mark their fifth collaboration after Ghilli, Thirupaachi, Aathi, and Kuruvi, three of which have been massive box-office successes.

    There has been a lot of speculation about the plot of the movie and there is a rumor that the movie has a similar plot to the 2005 Hollywood action movie 'A History of Violence'.

    In which a family man is forced to confront this violent past after he encounters someone from his old life as a gangster.

    The main cast of the movie includes Vijay, Trisha, Arjun, Sanjay Dutt, Gautham Vasudev Menon, Mysskin, Mansoor Ali Khan, Priya Anand, Manobala, and Janany Kunaseelan.

    Leo will hit theaters worldwide on 20 October 2023.