Normally names of the characters are kept secret as revealing it earlier would spoil the excitement factor. But Vijay’s films are exceptions as his character names would be out much longer before the release and ‘Theri’ is no exception.
Yes, sources say that Vijay’s name in Theri is Vijaykumar and he will be seen as an honest police commissioner in the film. When asked, sources say that Vijaykumar is a real life cop, who successfully completed the mission ‘Killing Veerapan’ and as Atlee is impressed with the particular police officer, he has kept the same name to Vijay.
Kalaipuli Thanu is the producer of Theri, which also has two heroines, Samantha and Amy.