Jackie Shroff joins Vijay and Nayanthara in Thalapathy 63

first_img India Today Web Desk ChennaiMarch 22, 2019UPDATED: March 22, 2019 09:32 IST Jackie Shroff and VijayDirector Atlee’s upcoming film, tentatively titled Thalapathy 63, is progressing at a brisk pace in Chennai. The sports-drama stars Vijay, Nayanthara, Kathir, Yogi Babu, Vivek, Daniel Balaji, Anandraj and Super Singer fame Poovaiyar in pivotal roles.The latest announcement is that the makers of Thalapathy 63 have roped in Bollywood actor Jackie Shroff to play a crucial role in the film. Sources close to the film’s unit reveal that the actor will be playing a suave villain hailing from a foreign country.Producer Archana Kalpathi of AGS Entertainment took to Twitter to confirm the news and wrote, “We are happy to welcome #JackieShroff Sir on board #Thalapathy63 (sic)”Here’s the post:We are happy to welcome #JackieShroff Sir on board #Thalapathy63 pic.twitter.com/S4M67WZ9RPArchana Kalpathi (@archanakalpathi) March 21, 2019Composer AR Rahman, in an interview, said that Thalapathy 63 is on the lines of Chak De India, Lagaan and Pele. It is also said that Vijay will be seen as Michael, a football player and coach hailing from North Chennai.The shooting of Thalapathy 63 is progressing at a swift pace in North Chennai. Jackie Shroff is expected to join the sets from the next schedule. The makers are building huge sets in EVP Park where several important sequences will be shot.ALSO READ | Thalapathy 63: Is Vijay playing a football coach in Atlee’s film?ALSO WATCH: Rajinikanth’s daughter Soundarya gets married to actor-businessman Vishagan VanangamudiGet real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byK Janani Tags :Follow VijayFollow Thalapathy 63Follow Jackie Shroff Jackie Shroff joins Vijay and Nayanthara in Thalapathy 63Bollywood actor Jackie Shroff is rumoured to play a suave villain in Vijay and Nayanthara-starrer Thalapathy 63, which is directed by Atlee.advertisementlast_img