Although the news about his Tamil debut was widely reported in media, there was no official confirmation until today. “I am starting to shoot at the end of this month for my first Tamil film, with the one and only superstar Ajith. Thala 57 is said to be Siva’s attempt to make James Bond-esque film in Kollywood. I call him Ajith anna,” said Vivek. Meanwhile, just two days ago, actor Akshara Haasan joined the Thala 57 shooting in Bulgaria. During a media interaction, the Shootout at Lokhandwala actor said that he is really excited to make his Tamil debut alongside a superstar like Ajith. The film also stars Kajal Agarwal, who is said to be playing Ajith’s Bengali wife in the film. According to earlier reports, before the makers finalised Vivek, leading actors like Arvind Swami, Arjun Sarja and Sudeep were considered for the antagonist’s role. Rumour has it that the Thala 57 team even approached actor Abhishek Bachchan for the role. Even Ajith has also worked on his physique to look the part for this film, in which he is said to play a role of an Interpol officer. By: Express Web Desk | Bengaluru |
Published:November 23, 2016 4:51 pm
Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi has been roped in to play the main antagonist in Ajith’s upcoming film, Thala 57
Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi has finally opened up about his role in actor Ajith’s much-awaited film. However, the Guru star turned down the offer for unknown reasons. “En route Bulgaria,” she tweeted on Monday. “I am really excited to play a really kick-ass role with him (Ajith).”
The upcoming spy thriller, which is tentatively titled Thala 57, is directed by hit filmmaker Siruthai Siva.