Tamil superstar Vijay has principally agreed to work under Vamshi Paidipally’s direction for his maiden straight Telugu film and it will be bankrolled by Dil Raju. The project will be officially announced very soon.
Reportedly, Dil Raju is paying Vijay a whopping remuneration in upwards of Rs 85 crores. This makes the latter one of the highest paid actors in the South Indian film industry. Vijay is next only to Rajinikanth in Tamil film industry when it comes to remunerations.
Dil Raju opines that Vijay’s straight Telugu film will garner excellent pre-release buzz and that would in turn boost its box office prospects. So, he is ready to spend big on Vijay’s remuneration and the film’s production as well. The overall budget of the multilingual project is expected to be around Rs 160-170 crores mark.
Vamshi Paidipally is penning a proper commercial potboiler subject for Vijay and it will be high on action, comedy, and emotions. The script will be locked soon and Vamshi will be narrating the same to Vijay and Dil Raju correspondingly.
Vijay is planning to take this project onto the floors after completes Thalapathy65. More details about the principal cast and crew will be out once the project is officially announced.