There was a lot of speculation as to who will play the role of the villain in Kamal Hassan's upcoming film Vikram. Rumours of Vijay Sethupathi and Prabhudheva being considerer were making the rounds. The latest update is that Fahadh Fassil has been finalized to play the role of the antagonist.
Fahadh Faasil has been promoting his new release Joji. Faasil confirmed the news in a promotional interaction with Film Companion.
Fahadh Faasil is no newcomer to the Tamil Film Industry. He has previously appeared in films like Velaikkaran and Super Deluxe. Vikram will be Faasil's 3rd project in Kollywood.
While the film shares the title with Kamal's 1986 spy thriller, Vikram is not a sequel to the film. Raaj Kamal Films International is bankrolling the film. Anirudh Ravichander is the film's music director.
Fahadh Faasil's recent Joji has received positive responses from audiences and critics. Joji premiered on April 7th on Amazon Prime.
Meanwhile, Fahadh Faasil's Irul hits the theatres on April 2nd. Directed by Naseef Yusuf Izuddin, the film also stars Soubin Shahir and Darshana Rajendran. Faasil recently made headlines when he joined the cast of Allu Arjun's Pushpa as the antagonist.