Jackie Shroff in Vijay’s next

Bollywood actor Jackie Shroff will be playing a prominent role in Vijay’s film with director Atlee. This will be Jackie’s third outing in Tamil, his previous films being Aaranya Kandam with director Thiagaraja Kumararaja and Maayavan.

Produced by AGS Entertainment, the Atlee film’s will have Nayanthara as heroine. A sports-based commerciual entertainer, it is rumoured that the film will feature Vijay in the role of a football coach. The Vijay-Atlee combination comes together after hits in Theri and Mersal. Yogi Babu and Vivek are also in the cast. Music is by A R Rahman. Plans are on to release the movie this Deepavali.

NT Bureau