Makkal Selvan Vijay Sethupathi has been bringing forth more and more good news for his fans. The actor has got his upcoming film ‘Puriyadha Puthir’ hitting screens for the festive occasion of Pongal on January 12. The film is directed by Renjith Jayakodi and is released by J Satish Kumar under the banner of JSK Film Corporation. Apart from this film, Vijay Sethupathi has lined up more releases for this year. Having completed the shooting of ‘Vikram Vedha’ and ‘Kavan’, Vijay Sethupathi will now start shooting for his upcoming film, directed by Panneer Selvam. The film was initially reported to be titled as 96 starring Vijay Sethupathi and Trisha in lead roles. Now with the shooting all set to commence shortly in time, it is learnt that Lakshmi Menon has replaced Trisha in female lead role. Even the film’s title from 96 has been changed to Karuppan. The film is directed by Panneer Selvam, who earlier made debut directorial with the film ‘Renigunta’. The details about others in the cast and crew would be unveiled shortly in time. It is worth mentioning that Vijay Sethupathi and Lakshmi Menon together shared the screen space in the movie ‘Rekka’, directed by Rathinam Siva.