Atlee who is the protégé of the versatile ace director Shankar made his debut as a director through the film Raja Rani. There was an overwhelming response for this film which had Arya and Nayanthara in the lead roles. After this, he gave a mega-hit film Theri which had Vijay in the lead role. After this, he once he again joined hands with Vijay for another film titled Mersal. Vijay is donning triple roles for the first time. The teaser and songs garnered heavy likes. This film is being released on 18th October on the occasion of Deepavali.
At this juncture, there is news that Atlee will be joining hands with Vijay for the third time. Atlee himself had confirmed while he spoke to the media recently. Thenandal Studios Limited who produced Mersal will be producing the new film.
It is noteworthy that Atlee has been an ardent fan of Vijay from the time they worked together in ‘Nanban’. In fact, he keeps sharing these words that he is a hardcore Vijay fan first and then comes the directorial status. So this will be a much bigger sensation to see both Vijay and Atlee coming together for the third time.