Gangsters’ films such as Nayagan and Thalapathi directed by Mani Rathinam were significant ones. Till now these films are being much spoken about. In Thalapathi Rajinikanth donned the role of Thalapathi (lieutenant) while Mammootty had donned the role of Rajini’s friend. Mani Rathinam has decided to go for part 2 of this film after the release of Kaatru Veliyidai. The story discussion for this is going on now. At the same time, the names of the actors who will be acting in this film are also being revealed.
Vijay will be donning the Rajinikanth’s role while Vikram will don Mammootty’s role in the part 2 of Thalapathi. Recently Mani Rathinam has narrated the story to them and got their approval. Since Vijay and Vikram are close friends, there was no difficulty in linking them. It was earlier mentioned that Vijay after completing Atlee’s film will be acting in a film to be directed by A R Murugadoss. Now it is understood that only after completing Mani Rathinam’s film, Vijay will act in Murugadoss film. The official announcement regarding Thalapathi 2 is to be announced on Vijay’s birthday.
Right now, sources are that Ajith Kumar was initially considered for the lead role alongside Vijay.