The duo will be part of the film directed by Vamsi Paidipally along with Shaam
P Sangeetha, Team OTTplay
Last Updated: 12.43 PM, May 10, 2022
The makers of Thalapathy66 have been announcing the names of the supporting star cast who will be part of the ensemble film. A previous list released included Sarathkumar, Prakash Raj and Prabhu. Now the film has got some new additions to its star cast. The latest to join the team are actors Sangeetha and Tollywood actor Srikanth. The announcements for the film that has Vijay and Rashmika Mandanna in the lead, were made today. Thalapathy66 is directed by Vamsi Paidipally.
It was not long ago that Shaam who plays a crucial role in the film, had confirmed being part of the star cast and had announced that had begun shooting the film. He had shared the same in a social media post. Shaam wrote, “"LOOKING FORWARD TO WORK WITH THE ONE AND ONLY THALAPATHY. @#thalapathy66 #actorshaam #thalapathyvijay #shaam (sic)."
Shaam and Vijay had earlier shared screen space way back in 2000 in SJ Suryah’s directorial debut Kushi. Shaam had made a cameo in a scene as Vijay’s friend. But this will be the first time that Sarathkumar will be working with Vijay and the veteran actor had said that he was happy to work with Thalapathy. This is also the first time that the film's leading lady Rashmika Mandanna is teaming up with Vijay. This will be her second film in Tamil after Sulthan, in which she worked with Karthi. . Prakash Raj had earlier worked with Vijay in films like Ghilli and Pokkiri. The shoot for the film is on in full swing in Hyderabad and pictures of Vijay at the Hyderabad airport had already gone viral on social media. Yogi Babu has also joined the star cast and has begun the shoot for the film.
The film is expected to hit screens next year for Pongal. Interestingly, Vijay had not had a Pongal release since Bairavaa in 2017. Hence, fans of the actor are looking forward to release.