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Exclusive! Citadel: Thalaivasal Vijay is the latest addition to Raj & DK's spy series

The actor will be playing a crucial role in the spy thriller

Exclusive! Citadel: Thalaivasal Vijay is the latest addition to Raj & DK's spy series
Thalaivasal Vijay
  • P Sangeetha

Last Updated: 12.35 PM, Jun 01, 2023


Farzi duo's Raj and DK's upcoming spy series, Citadel has got a new addition. The latest we hear is that veteran Tamil actor Thalaivasal has joined the team and that he will play a crucial role in the series. "I was in Mumbai recently for the look test, " Thalaivasal Vijay tells OTTplay.

Though the actor remains tight-lipped about his role in the spy thriller, he says that his role is an interesting one." The process has been going on for four-five months. The shoot has already begun. The portions are to be canned in Belgrade."

Talking about the advent of OTT, the actor says, "I think the scene of viewership has undergone a sea change after covid," says the actor who recently did a cameo in Ajay Singh's Chor Nikalke Bhaaga. "I shot only for a day but it was quite interesting." The film stars Yami Gautam, Sunny Kaushal and Sharad Kelkar.

Thalaivasal Vijay is awaiting the release of his next Hindi film, Lovers, directed by Shirsha Guha Thakurtha. The film revolves around modern-day relationships, and Thalaivasal Vijay will be sharing screen space with Vidya Balan, Pratik Gandhi, Ileana D Cruz and 'Never Have I Ever' actor Sendhil Ramamurthy. The film was predominantly shot in Ooty.

In the meantime, the actor is currently in Kochi for the look test of Suresh Gopi's film, Garudan, a legal thriller that has Suresh Gopi and Biju Menon in the lead.

Thalaivasal Vijay was last seen in Kasethan Kadavulada. The film, which is a remake of the 1972 film of the same name, featured Shiva, Priya Anand, Chitralaya Gopu, had Muthuraman, Lakshmi, MRR Vasu, Thengai Srinivasan, Srikanth, Moorthy, Manorama, Rama Prabha and Jayakumari.

The actor had earlier told OTTplay about his role, " I play the character portrayed by Venniradai Moorthy in the original. When we were discussing how to go ahead with our respective roles, my co-star Urvashi stated that we perform the roles in our style. I got to play an alcoholic after a long time and I thoroughly enjoyed it."