Helmed by Venkat Prabhu, Vijay’s next, Thalapathy 68, is currently under production. The full cast of the film is yet to be revealed
Thalapathy 68 has been creating a huge buzz on social media ever since the film was announced. The shooting of the Venkat Prabhu film is progressing at a good pace and the team recently wrapped up a schedule in Thailand. Although the details of all cast members have not been disclosed yet, there has been speculation that singer-actor Yugendran is part of the cast. Earlier, it was reported that the film will have an ensemble cast that includes Prashanth, Prabhu Deva, Sneha, Laila, Meenakshi Chaudhary, Mohan, Jayaram, Ajmal Ameer, Yogi Babu, VTV Ganesh, Vaibhav, Premgi Amaren, Aravind Akash and Ajay Raj.
Bigg Boss Tamil-fame Yugendran to be part of Thalapathy 68?
According to the latest reports, singer-actor Yugendran will be sharing screen space with Vijay in Venkat Prabhu’s upcoming film. The actor, who had recently been evicted from Bigg Boss Tamil Season 7, is rumoured to be the latest to join the cast of Thalapathy 68. Actress Ivana is also rumoured to be part of the cast. However, an official announcement has yet to be made to confirm this.
Interestingly, if the rumour is true, Vijay and Yugendran will be sharing screen space after 18 years. The duo was last seen in Vijay’s 2005 film, Thirupaachi. Yugendran was doing great as one of the 18 contestants in the ongoing Vijay TV’s Bigg Boss 7 reality show. However, he was eliminated a few weeks ago.
Jeans-fame Prashanth to share screen space with Thalapathy 68
Actor Prashanth, who is said to be playing a crucial role in the film, was recently spotted talking about the project at an event. About Thalapathy 68, he said, "It is the biggest budget movie of 2024. There's a big crew, a big director and an amazing production company. It's going to be a film that everyone will enjoy." This is the first time that Prashanth and Vijay are working on a film together.
The plot and crew of Thalapathy 68
Despite no official updates, Thalapathy 68b is touted to be based on the time-travel theme. Speculations are that Vijay will be seen in a double role. Director Venkat's latest tweet about the film from a Hollywood studio has added more fuel to speculations. The music for the film is scored by Yuvan Shankar Raja, the cinematography by Siddhartha Nuni and the editing by Venkat Raajen. Dhilip Subbarayan has choreographed the stunt sequences. The film is bankrolled by AGS Production.