Thalapathy Vijay made headlines on April 6 when he arrived on a bicycle at the polling booth in Neelangarai in Chennai. He even cast his vote at the polling booth. Vijay was hounded by his fans. So much so that he couldn't cycle back to his home. He had to call his assistant and reach home on a scooter. Many suggested that Vijay criticised the increase in petro and diesel prices by taking a cycle ride to the polling booth. However, his publicist confirmed that there was no intention behind Vijay's cycle ride to the polling booth.
After casting his vote, Thalapathy Vijay was spotted at the Chennai International airport on April 6. Photos of him at the counter in Chennai airport are going viral. It is said that he jetted off to Georgia for the shooting of his upcoming film Thalapathy 65, directed by Nelson Dilipkumar. The first schedule of Thalapathy 65 will begin in Georgia and is expected to go on for about a month. Pooja Hegde will be making her Tamil debut with Thalapathy 65. Produced by Sun Pictures, the film has music scored by Anirudh Ravichander.