Thug Life – All about the Kamal Haasan-Mani Ratnam film

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Directed by Mani Ratnam

The action drama is written and directed by Mani Ratnam. The project marks the veteran director's second collaboration with Kamal Haasan, after Nayakan.

Kamal Haasan in the lead role

The legendary actor is set to play the lead role in Thug Life. The movie reportedly features Kamal Haasan in the role of an aging gangster. 

Silambarasan TR

Simbu was initially approached to play a key role in the film, that later went to Dulquer Salmaan. However, the actor finally came on board for Thug Life, after DQ exited the project. 

Dulquer Salmaan & Jayam Ravi

The Malayalam actor was supposed to play a key role in the film, while Jayam Ravi was roped in for a cameo appearance. But both the actors walked out of Thug Life, due to date issues. 

Kamal's multiple get-ups

Reportedly, Kamal Haasan is set to appear in multiple get-ups in the Mani Ratnam directorial, which is set in different timelines. 

Trisha Krishnan

The popular actress is set to play the female lead in Thug Life. Reportedly, Trisha Krishnan is appearing as Silambarasan's pair in the Mani Ratnam directorial. 

Supporting cast

Thug Life features a stellar star cast including Gautham Karthik, Joju George, Aishwarya Lekshmi, Abhirami, Nassar, Vaiyapuri, and many others. 

An AR Rahman musical

AR Rahman is set to team up with Mani Ratnam yet again, by composing the songs and original score for Thug Life.