There were reports a few years ago that Vadivelu will join hands with Kamal Haasan for Thalaivan Irukkindran
Kollywood audience are elated with the news of Vadivelu returning to silver screen after four years. The popular comedian had sorted out the issue with director Shankar and the production house Lyca Productions recently after he agreed to act in five projects bankrolled by the latter.
It was also heard that his first film will be Naai Sekar, to be made under the helm of Suraaj. Interestingly, the movie will be a spin-off of the filmmaker's film Thalai Nagaram which released in 2006. The major highlight of the film, which had Sundar C as the protagonist, was Vadivelu’s role Naai Sekar.
After seen essaying the protagonist's role in Tenaliraman and Eli under Yuvaraj Dhayalan's direction, the actor made a comeback of sorts with Suraaj's Kaththi Sandai, in which he played Dr Boothri. However, the film, which had Vishal playing the lead in it, went unnoticed. Later, it was Atlee's Vijay-starrer Mersal which helped him garner attention, though he wasn't seen in a full-fledged role in it. In a chat with Behindwoods, the actor said that he is excited to do back-to-back movies now, starting with Naai Sekar.
Vadivelu said, "My excitement is as same as what I felt during my debut project. It is a rebirth for me and I'm happy that people are still showering their love on me." There were reports a few years ago on the actor joining hands with Kamal Haasan for Thalaivan Irukkindran. With several reports of Thevar Magan 2's possibility currently doing the rounds, when he was asked if he hopes to share screen space with Ulaganayagan again in the classic film's sequel, the comedian said that he is quite confident of Kamal inviting him to do a role along side him.
Vadivelu also went on to add that he always has the blessings and support of Rajinikanth, too. He concluded by saying, "Those who thought that I will never make a comeback will regret for sure."