The grapevine in Kollywood is abuzz with reports that Ajith Kumar will play the role of an international don in Thala 57. Director Siva is believed to have written Ajith’s character on the lines of Billa directed by Vishnuvardhan.
The team is currently on the verge of finalizing the lead heroine and the second female lead. Anushka and Nayanthare are in contention to play the main heroine. Ritika Singh of Irudhi Suttru fame is also in talks for one of the roles.
While the music is composed by Anirudh Ravichander, the film’s editing will be taken care of by Anthony Ruben. Sources say the film’s official pooja will be held on June 14th and the first leg of shooting will kickstart in early July.