Ilayathalapathy Vijay’s celebrates his 43rd birthday on June 23. The makrs of Vijay 61, to make the day more special for the fans, will release the first look and title of the film on Wednesday at 6 pm. The film is directed by Atlee and has a huge cast and crew. The Atlee directorial is tentatively called Vijay 61 and is one of the most-awaited films that will release in October during Diwali.
Vijay 61 is also a landmark one for Sri Thenandal Films as it is the 100th film of the production house. The filmmakers have also planned a grand audio release in August and the preparations for the same are already underway. Director Atlee has assembled a dream team for his second consecutive outing with Vijay in the lead role, after delivering a box office blockbuster last year, Theri.
The film has three leading ladies, including Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Kajal Aggarwal and Nithya Menen. It also has seasoned actors like Sathyaraj, Kovai Sarala, Vadivelu, SJ Suriyah among others in its supporting cast. Vijay will be reportedly playing three different roles over different timelines in the film. Atlee has also put together a sound technical team, including Oscar-winning music composer AR Rahman.
The big-ticket film has been shot extensively on the huge sets erected in Chennai and a few important scenes have also been shot in Europe. The film is being made in Tamil and Telugu and will have a simultaneous release worldwide.