Vijay Sethupathi’s son Surya to play protagonist in stunt choreographer Anl Arasu’s directorial debut

Vijay Sethupathi’s son, Surya Sethupathi, is all set to play the lead role in renowned stunt choreographer Anl Arasu’s directorial debut titled Phoenix.

Written by S Devasankar , Journalist
Updated on Nov 24, 2023 | 08:39 PM IST | 200.8K
Vijay Sethupathi's son Surya to play protagonist in Anl Arasu's directorial debut
Vijay Sethupathi’s son Surya to play protagonist in stunt choreographer Anl Arasu’s directorial debut (PC. Surya Sethupathi Instagram)

Surya Sethupathi, the son of Vijay Sethupathi, is not an unfamiliar face to cinephiles. He has featured in a number of minor roles in films like Naanum Rowdy Dhaan and Sindhubadh, both of which featured his father in the lead role. 

He had also mentioned earlier that he would like to follow in his father’s footsteps and become an actor like him. In the latest update, Surya Sethupathi is all set to feature as the protagonist in the directorial debut of renowned stunt choreographer Anl Arasu, known for films like Jawan and Bigil.

It is understood that the film will be titled Phoenix. The inaugural Pooja for the film took place on November 24th. Surya even shared the pictures from the occasion on his social media.

Check out the post below:

What we know about Phoenix so far

Phoenix is expected to be an out-and-out entertainer and is bankrolled by Rajalakshmi Arasakumar under the banner of Brave Man Pictures. The music for the movie will be composed by Sam CS while renowned cinematographer Velraj will crank the camera for the film. It is understood that editor Praveen KL has been roped in as well. 

On the work front

Stunt choreographer Anl Arasu was most recently a part of the Shah Rukh Khan starrer Jawan, helmed by Atlee. The film also featured Nayanthara, Vijay Sethupathi, Sunil Grover, Priyamani, Sanya Malhotra, and more in prominent roles, and was a blockbuster success. He has also worked on other films like Japan, Bigil, Mersal, I, etc.


Surya Sethupathi, who has made appearances in films like Naanum Rowdy Dhaan and Sindhbadh, will next be seen in a minor role in Vetrimaaran’s upcoming film Viduthalai Part 2. 

Vijay Sethupathi also plays a major role in Viduthalai Part 2. The film is said to be in its final stages of production and is expected to release in Summer 2024. The actor will next be seen in Sriram Raghavan’s thriller Merry Christmas, which also features Katrina Kaif in the lead role. Additionally, the film also has Raadhika Sarathkumar, Gayathrie, Tinnu Anand and more in prominent roles as well. 

Apart from that, the actor is also filming for his 50th venture in the film industry, titled Maharaja. The film is helmed by Nithilan Swaminathan, and features Anurag Kashyap, Abhirami, Mamta Mohandas, and many more in prominent roles.

ALSO READ: Viduthalai Part 2: Vijay Sethupathi, Manju Warrier to play married couple, undergo de-aging process

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