Kollywood megastar Thalapathy Vijay’s upcoming film which was tentatively called Thalapathy 66, as it is the 66th film of the actor’s career, has gotten a new title. The actor announced the new title “Varishu” via social media.
Directed and c0-written by National award winning director Vaashi Paidipally, popularly known for his directorial work in Telugu films- Munna, Brindavanam, Yevadu, Oopiri and Maharshi, the film is a bilingual and it is tilted Vaarasudu in Telugu with Varishu being the title of Tamil. version.
Varishu First/Second Look Out
Along with the title of the film, the makers also unveiled its first look on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, just a day before the birthday of megastar Vijay and gave an opportunity for fans to celebrate in advance.
The poster features Vijay in a dashing look, all suit-up in dark grey- coloured suit and black shoes are completing the entire look. Vijay can be sitting in a white coloured object that has a shape of cuboid. The poster has the tagline “The Boss Returns”. Have a look:
— Vijay (@actorvijay) June 22, 2022
— Sri Venkateswara Creations (@SVC_official) June 21, 2022
Varishu Star Cast
Pushpa fame Rashmika Mandanna is playing the female lead opposite Thalapathy in the film. Along with these actors, the film also stars actor Prakash Raj, Prabhu, R. Sarathkumar, Khushbu, Jayasudha, Sangeetha Krish, Samyuktha Shanmughanathan, Yogi Babu, Srikanth, Shaam, Shivaji Guruvayoor in supporting roles with superstar Mahesh Babu to have a cameo appearance in the film.
Varishu marks the first collaboration of Vijay with director Padidipally and Dil Raju, who is helming the project under his Sir Venkateswara Creations. Popular music composer is also collaborating for the first time with Thalapathy, he is set to compose all six songs of the album.
Along with Paidipally, the film is co-written by Hari, Ahishor Solomon and Vivek with Tamil and Telugu dialogues written by Vivek and Srinivas Chakravarthy, respectively. Rambabu Kongarapi is co-directing the film.
The film has cinematography by Karthik Palani and editing by National award winning editor K.L. Praveen. The Telugu version Vaarasudu is backed by PVR Cinemas.
Varisu Release Date
The shooting of the film began on 6 April 2022 and wrapped up on 15 April in Chennai while the second schedule was shot in Hyderabad and was completed on May 23, 2022. Talking about the release date, along with the poster, the makers reveal that the film is set to have a Pongal release in 2023.
It is also being said that along with Telugu and Tamil, the makers are also planning to release the fil in Hindi dubbed version.