2015 wasn’t a particularly a good year for Vijay. His fantasy-drama film, Puli, which was touted to be a big film in his career, failed to create an impact at the box-office. The film was criticized by both critics and audience. But we all have to put aside the negative moments of the previous year, and begin 2016 on a better note, right? That’s exactly how Vijay has begun his year.
The actor has wrapped up the shoot of his film Theri
. Directed by Atlee
, this film will be Vijay’s first release of 2016. The first-look posters of the film showed us Vijay in an action mode. The posters showed us gun-trotting Vijay, that gave us a hint that he would be portraying the role of a police officer in the film. And images which are currently doing the rounds-on social media has confirmed this. Vijay will be seen playing the role of an IPS officer named, Vijaykumar. His gorgeous co-stars, Amy Jackson
and Samantha Ruth Prabhu
, will be seen playing a teacher and doctor respectively.
According to director Atlee, the title of the film implies three meanings – spark, energy and force. This will be music director G. V. Prakash‘
s 50th music album. Apart from this, the film will also star famed filmmaker Mahendran
playing a pivotal role in this film. The much-awaited film is said to release on 14th April, 2016 , which marks the Tamil New Year.
Atlee’s ambitious film is produced by noted producer Kalaipuli S Thanu. His other big production is Kabali
. Starring Rajinikanth
in the titular role, the film is also nearing its final stages of completion. It is slated to hit the screens in summer after Theri.