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Michael: Vijay Sethupathi joins Sundeep Kishan in pan-Indian action entertainer

The action entertainer is directed by Ranjit Jeyakodi, who has also scripted the film

Sanjith Sidhardhan
Aug 27, 2021
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Sundeep Kishan and Vijay Sethupathi

Two popular actors from Telugu and Tamil – Sundeep Kishan and Vijay Sethupathi – will join hands for director Ranjit Jeyakodi’s upcoming pan Indian movie titled Michael. 

The film’s first look poster was revealed on the occasion of producer Suneil Narang’s birthday. The movie, which is touted to be a massive action entertainer, will have Sundeep in the titular role. 

According to sources close to the film, the actor will be playing an intense role. The poster shows Sundeep’s one hand in handcuffs, while he holds brass knuckles in the other. Details on Vijay Sethupathi’s character in the movie are kept under wraps. 

The film will be released in Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada and Hindi. Ranjit Jeyakodi has also penned Michael’s script and the team is currently finalising the rest of the cast and crew of the film, which is touted to be made on a grand scale.

Vijay Sethupathi, meanwhile, is currently shooting for Lokesh Kanagaraj’s Vikram, which also has Kamal Haasan and Fahadh Faasil in the lead. The actor has a host of upcoming releases including Tughlaq Darbar, which will release on Netflix on September 10, Annabelle Sethupathi that will drop on September 17 on Disney+ Hotstar and Laabam. 

His Malayalam debut 19(1)(a), which also has Nithya Menen, is also eyeing a direct-to-OTT release. The actor has also completed shooting for his Bollywood debut Mumbaikkar, which is directed by Santosh Sivan, and is part of Raj and DK’s upcoming web series that also has Shahid Kapoor in the lead. 

Meanwhile, Sundeep Kishan will next be seen in Naragasooran, which is expected to release on SonyLIV soon. His Telugu movie Vivaha Bhojanambu is also available on the platform.

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