After the stupendous success of Atlee’s Mersal, Vijay is donning the lead role in a film titled Sarkar directed by A R Murugadoss. The films Thuppaki and Kaththi which also had the combo of A R Murugadoss and Vijay were great hits. Hence there are great expectations for Sarkar.
Sun Pictures is producing this Vijay’s 62nd film. Kirthi Suresh is pairing with Vijay. Radha Ravi, Pazha Karuppiah, Yogi Babu and Varalaxmi Sarathkumar are also in pivotal roles. A R Rahman is composing the music while Girish Gangadharan is handling the camera. Sreekar Prasad will edit the film. Jayamohan is penning the dialogues.
The shooting of the film is now taking place in sets erected in EVP Film City. Portions pertaining to Vijay, Varalakshmi Sarathkumar and Yogi Babu are being shot now. At this juncture, there is news that Vivek who penned the songs for Mersal will also be penning the songs for Sarkar.