Thalapathy Vijay set the box office on fire with the release of his film Master, directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj. Master hit the theatres on January 13 and went on to collect over Rs 250 crore at the box office. Even before the completion of Master, Vijay finalized his 65th film with director Nelson Dilipkumar. The announcement video featured Vijay and Nelson Dilipkumar along with the producer, Kalanithi Maran of Sun Pictures. The first schedule of Thalapathy 65 commenced in Georgia on April 9 with the crew.
After shooting for nearly 20 days, Vijay is back in Chennai. The actor was spotted at the Chennai International Airport. He was seen wearing a white shirt and blue jeans. He wore a face mask and was coming out of the airport with his luggage. Photos and videos of Vijay from the Chennai airport are doing the rounds on social media. Thalapathy 65 features Pooja Hegde as the female lead. Soon, there will be more updates regarding the film, cast, crew, and upcoming shooting schedule. The film has music scored by Anirudh Ravichander.