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Madras actor joins the shoot of Vijay Sethupathi’s Laabam!

Actor Vijay Sethupathi was last seen on screens in the action entertainer Sindhubaadh which hit the theaters under the directorial of story teller S. U. Arunkumar which had actress Anjali in the female lead role. The flick opened up to mixed reviews from the critics in the industry and managed to do a moderate business. The actor who is gearing up for the release of the mass action drama Sanga Thamizhan is currently busy shooting for his next social drama which is titled as Laabam. The venture will be helmed by the National award winning film maker S. P. Jhananathan. The project went on floors a couple of months ago with a formal pooja in Chennai. Now we have an interesting update on the social drama.


The shooting of the project is nearing its final stage. We had recently reported that the production unit has roped in Madras fame actor Kalaiyarasan to don a significant role in the flick. Now actor Kalaiyarasan has joined the team to shoot for the drama. The production unit has officially announced the news on their social media account. Taking to their official twitter handle, VSP Productions shared a picture of the actor with a welcome message on it and wrote, ‘Most welcome actor Kalai.’ The actor has joined the unit in the final stage of shoot so we will have to wait to see what role the actor essays in the venture. Though actors Vijay Sethupathi and Kalaiyarasan are good friends they are yet to share the screen space. This film will mark the first time association of both the actors. The first look poster and teaser of the movie are expected to be unveiled on social media soon.

The story of the entertainer is said to be about the struggle of a revolutionary farmer and the brave things that he does in order to save his agricultural land. Vijay Sethupathi will be seen in the role of a rebel farmer in the movie. The actor will be romancing actress and singer Shruti Hassan in the entertainer. Tollywood star actor Jagapathi Babu is set to portray the antagonist role. The motion picture is funded by the actor himself under the banner VSP Productions partnering with Arumuga Kumar of 7C Entertainment. The musical department of the venture will be handled by musician D. Imman. The cinematography department of the flick is handed over to Ramji while editor Anthony will be editing the project. Director S. P. Jhananathan is known for his style of intense social projects so the expectation level on the entertainer is quite high.

On the work front, actor Vijay Sethupathi will be next seen on screens in the mass action drama Sanga Thamizhan helmed by Vijay Chandar of Sketch fame. The actor will be making his debut in Tollywood this year with the historical project Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy alongside Chireenjeevi. Apart from these movies, the actor has Kadaisi Vivasayi, Maamanithan, Uppena and Idam Porul Yaeval in his kitty. On the other hand, actor Kalaiyarasan is currently busy shooting for N4. Apart from this venture, the actor has China, Titanic, and Mugam in his pipeline.

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