EXCLUSIVE: Nawazuddin Siddiqui in talks to play the antagonist in Vijay’s Thalapathy 65; Deets Inside

Thalapathy 65 will be directed by Nelson Dilipkumar. The film was announced in December 2020
EXCLUSIVE: Nawazuddin Siddiqui in talks to play the antagonist in Vijay’s Thalapathy 65; Deets Inside
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Thalapathy Vijay is currently basking in the success of his latest release, the Lokesh Kanagaraj directed Master which is a super-hit at the box office. Pinkvilla now has an exclusive update on Vijay’s next titled Thalapathy 65, which will be directed by Nelson Dilipkumar. We have learnt that the makers of this action-thriller have approached Nawazuddin Siddiqui to play the main antagonist in the film. Nawaz was in London shooting for Sangeen, and he spoke to the director after his return from the Queen’s City. 

“Thalapathy 65 has a very important role for the antagonist and the makers thought that Nawaz fits the part well. The actor has heard the script, however he is yet to sign on the dotted line. If all goes as planned then Vijay and Nawaz will lock horns in Thalapathy 65,” informs a source close to the development adding that the film is expected to roll in June. Thalapathy 65 was officially announced in December 2020. Taking on to his social media, director Nelson Dilipkumar wrote, “Happy to announce my next film with #thalapathy vijay sir and @sunpictures @anirudhofficial @jagadishbliss #thalapathy65.”

In the meanwhile, Nawazuddin Siddiqui will start shooting for Kushan Nandy’s Jogira Sara Ra Ra from February 25 in Lucknow. Besides, Nawaz the film also features Neha Sharma, Mahaakshay aka Mimoh Chakraborty and Sanjay Mishra. The entire film will be shot in a start-to-finish schedule. 

On the other hand, director Nelson Dilipkumar’s Sivakarthikeyan starrer Doctor is gearing up for a release in March.

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