After Theri and Mersal, Vijay to team up with Atlee once again!
Atlee is one of the most wanted filmmakers in Tamil cinema currently. Three three-film-old director is already flooded with offers from leading banners not just in Tamil but from other industries as well. All his three films – Raja Rani, Theri and the recently released Mersal have done tremendous business.
Atlee, a former associate of ace filmmaker Shankar, is known for his ability to helm big commercial films. He shares a wonderful rapport with Thalapathy Vijay and that has reflected on the enormous the success of their films, Theri and Mersal. Theri, released in 2016 was a huge hit raking in over 100 crores from the box office.
The duo’s latest outing Mersal has also opened to phenomenal response from the audience across the globe. The movie has already shattered several pre-existing box office records. In the state of Tamil Nadu alone, the movie has earned over Rs 50 crores from its first three days if theatrical run, which is an all time record. Mersal is expected to storm past the 100 crore mark, worldwide, either by today or tomorrow.
Atlee is certainly on a high after delivering such a phenomenal success. In a recent interview, the young filmmaker revealed that he will be teaming up with Vijay once again. After taking a short break, the director will start working on his new script. In the meanwhile, he is also getting offers from other languages. Atlee also revealed that he has plans to remake Mersal in Hindi, talks for which are going on with a couple of Bollywood production houses.
Vijay on the other hand will be reuniting with AR Murugadoss for his next film. The duo are joining hands for the third time after the smashing success of Thuppakki and Kaththi. Their upcoming movie is slated to go on floors in January. ARM, who is currently scripting the film, has assured that he will be showcasing Vijay in a different dimension, as a complete performer in this film.
So, exciting times ahead for Vijay fans as their star has two big films in his kitty.