Action comedy Beast is a 2022 Indian Tamil-language movie that Nelson wrote, directed, and Sun Pictures made. In addition to Selvaraghavan, Shine Tom Chacko, Yogi Babu, Redin Kingsley, VTV Ganesh, Shaji Chen, Aparna Das, Sathish Krishnan, Lilliput, and Ankur Ajit Vikal, the film also stars Vijay and Pooja Hegde. It centres on an ex-RAW agent's mission to free hostages held captive by terrorists in a mall.
Early in January 2020, Sun Pictures bought the production rights to Vijay's 65th movie in which he plays the lead role. The movie, provisionally named Thalapathy 65, was going to be written and directed by AR Murugadoss.