Actor Vijay, is all set to play the role of a coach in his next movie, titled as ‘Thalapathy63’ with Mersal director Atlee. It was announced on yesterday that the satellite rights of the much expected project have been snapped by market leader Sun TV.
Sun TV wrote on Twitter, “@SunTV buys the satellite rights of #Thalapathy63 #Thalapathy63WithSunTV.
Soon after the announcement, reports emerged that the film was bought for a whopping Rs. 52 crore, making it the biggest amount spent on a film’s TV rights in Tamil industry.
The film, currently titled as Thalapathy 63, is being produced by AGS Entertainment. Vijay will play the character called Michael in the film. He has been undergoing special physical training to get into play the character with perfection.
There will be sixteen female characters as sports players in the film, which includes stars like Kathir, Yogi Babu and Vivek in crucial roles.
Legendary musician Mr. A R Rahman, will compose the music for Thalapathy63
“I have done this genre in Hollywood but this would be the first time in south India. Atlee is a fan of my films like Lagaan and Pele. He’s heard these soundtracks and he is musically very passionate. I enjoy working with such director who gets involved in music composing,” Mr. Rahman said in an interview.