Atlee who was the protégé of the veteran director Shankar made his directorial debut through the film Raja Rani which had Arya and Nayanthara in the lead roles. This film was a superhit. After this, Atlee directed Theri which had Vijay in the lead role.
Atlee later on produced the Jiiva starrer Sangali Bungili Kadhava Thorae under the banner A For Apple Production. In the year 1917, he once again directed Vijay starrer Mersal. Vijay for the first time donned triple roles. This film was a great treat for Vijay fans on the Deepavali day. This film was also a great hit.
Now Vijay is joining hands once again with Atlee for the third time. It has been mentioned that AGS Entertainments will produce the film which is yet to be titled. A R Rahman will compose the music for Vijay 63rd film. The official announcement regarding this film will be made soon.
Currently Vijay is busy in Sarkar directed by A R Murugadoss.