Vijay is currently shooting for his upcoming film Thalapathy 64, directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj. Going by the rumors, Thalapathy 64 is a gangster film with Vijay essaying the role of a college professor. However, the makers are tight-lipped about the details of Thalapathy 64 and minute details of the film are shrouded in secrecy.
The cast of Thalapathy 64 seems to be getting bigger day by day. According to multiple rumors, choreographer and actor Nagendra Prasad has joined the team of Thalapathy 64. Sources close to the team revealed that he will essay the role of Vijay’s friend in the movie. An official confirmation is still awaited.
Nagendra Prasad and Vijay have earlier teamed up for director Dharani’s Ghilli. The former played Vijay’s friend and received laurels for his performance in the film. Now, the actor is shooting for the film in Shivmogga prison in Karnataka along with the entire crew.
A long schedule is currently underway in and around the prison. The makers have obtained permission from the Karnataka district administration board to shoot in the premises from December 1, 2019, to January 18, 2020. The film stars Vijay Sethupathi, Malavika Mohanan, Arjun Das, Shanthanu Bhagyaraj, and Gouri Kishan in important roles.