Thalapathy Vijay, one of the most popular and versatile actors in Tamil cinema, has been busy shooting for his 68th film as a lead actor. The film, which is tentatively titled Thalapathy 68, is directed by Venkat Prabhu and produced by AGS Entertainment. The film is expected to be a sci-fi thriller with a theme of time travel. The film also features a star-studded cast, including Prabhudeva, Prashanth, Sneha, Laila, Meenakshi Chaudhary, and others.
Thalapathy 68 first look to be unveiled today
The makers of Thalapathy 68 have announced that the first look of the film will be released today (December 31, 2023) at 6 pm. The announcement was made through a poster that showed a clock with the time 6:00 and the words “Time is ticking”. The poster also had the hashtag #Thalapathy68FL, which has been trending on social media since then. Fans of Vijay are eagerly waiting to catch a glimpse of their favourite star in his new avatar.
Thalapathy 68 title to be revealed tomorrow
As a New Year’s gift for the fans, the makers of Thalapathy 68 have also revealed that the title of the film will be announced tomorrow (January 1, 2024) at 12 am. The title reveal will be accompanied by a motion poster that will showcase the theme and genre of the film. The title of the film has been kept under wraps so far, and there have been many speculations and rumours about it. However, Archana Kalpathi, the CEO of AGS Entertainment, has clarified that the title is neither Boss nor Puzzle, as some reports suggested.
Thalapathy 68 to feature Vijay in a dual role
According to some sources, Thalapathy 68 will feature Vijay in a dual role, playing a 19-year-old character and a 40-year-old character. The film will reportedly explore the concept of parallel universes and the consequences of altering the past. The makers of the film have used a special de-aging technology to make Vijay look younger in some scenes. The de-aging process was done in Los Angeles by a team of experts.
Thalapathy 68 to have music by Yuvan Shankar Raja
Thalapathy 68 marks the reunion of Vijay and Yuvan Shankar Raja, who have previously worked together in Pudhiya Geethai (2003). Yuvan Shankar Raja is one of the most acclaimed and prolific music composers in Tamil cinema, and has scored music for more than 100 films. He is known for his versatility and innovation, and has collaborated with Venkat Prabhu in several films, such as Chennai 600028 (2007), Saroja (2008), Goa (2010), Mankatha (2011), and Maanaadu (2021). Fans are expecting a musical treat from the duo in Thalapathy 68.
Thalapathy 68 is one of the most anticipated films of 2024, and is expected to release in the summer. The film has cinematography by Siddhartha Nuni and editing by Venkat Raajen. The film also has a cameo appearance by Kannada superstar Kiccha Sudeep, who has shared screen space with Vijay in Puli (2015).