Vettaiyan: Fahadh Faasil opens up about his role in Rajinikanth starrer; says it is a humor-filled role

In a recent interview, actor Fahadh Faasil confirmed he is set to play a humorous role in Rajinikanth starrer Vettaiyan. He also shared details.

Updated on Apr 10, 2024  |  05:19 PM IST |  112.2K
Fahadh Faasil to play humor-filled role in Rajinikanth starrer Vettaiyan
Fahadh Faasil to play humor-filled role in Rajinikanth starrer Vettaiyan (PC: Fahadh Faasil/Lyca Productions, Facebook/X)

Fahadh Faasil is currently gearing up for the release of his next film Aavesham. The film is slated to hit the theaters on April 11, 2024, with the actor doing a press meet before its release.

During a press meet, the Pushpa actor was asked about his next film with Superstar Rajinikanth called Vettaiyan. The actor conveyed that he plays a humorous role alongside the superstar and it is expected that we will see him playing a light-hearted role in Tamil this time.

Fahadh Faasil to play a humorous role in Vettaiyan

The actor is currently in the last stage of his next release Aavesham directed by Romancham fame Jithu Madhavan. Though the film was earlier rumored to be a spin-off of the same universe, the director himself said that the film does not have any sort of connection to his previous film.

The film features Fahadh Faasil as an infamous goon in Bengaluru who is recruited by a trio of college-going students who want him to teach their seniors a lesson. The film is musically composed by Sushin Shyam with the film expected to have eight or more musical tracks.


The film also has an additional cast of actors including Sajin Gopu, Mansoor Ali Khan, Ashish Vidyarthi, Hipzster, Mithun Jai Shankar, Roshan Shanavas, Midhutty, and many more in key roles. The film is slated to hit the big screens on April 11 which also makes it a clash release with other Malayalam films like Varshangalkku Shesham and Jai Ganesh.


About Vettaiyan

Vettaiyan starring Rajinikanth in the lead role is set to be the superstar’s next release and is directed by Jai Bhim fame TJ Gnanavel. It is expected to be about a retired police officer who is set to uncover a suspenseful mystery surrounding him.

The movie also has an ensemble cast of actors including Amitabh Bachchan, Fahadh Faasil, Rana Daggubati, Manju Warrier, Rithika Singh, and many more in key roles. Musically crafted by Anirudh Ravichander, Vettaiyan is confirmed to release this year, in the month of October.

Moreover, the superstar is also set to collaborate with director Lokesh Kanagaraj for his next film, which is tentatively titled as Thalaivar 171.

ALSO READ: Rajinikanth's Vettaiyan set to release in October 2024; new poster unveiled

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Goutham S is a native of Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. A writer for a few years now, particularly following Indian


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