It is rumoured that actor Vijay’s upcoming film, which would be directed by Atlee Kumar, would be titled as Theri 2.
Vijay had his Bairavaa releasing in theatres on Pongal (12th January) but despite almost no competition in theatres, the film hasn’t done very well at the box-office. In order to ensure that his next film turns out to be a success, Vijay is said to have decided to star in Atlee’s direction for his next venture. The film’s shoot is likely to commence today.
Atlee had earlier directed Vijay in last year’s Theri, dubbed by many as the ‘unofficial’ remake of Chatriyan, a Vijaykanth hit film of the nineties. That Atlee got to direct Vijay in only his second venture as film-maker after debuting with Raja Rani (dubbed by critics as the ‘modified’ remake of Mani Ratnam’s super-duper hit film Mouna Ragam) only in 2013 raised many eyebrows in the industry.
‘Kalaipuli’ S. Thanu produced Theri and it remains to be seen whether he would again step in as the producer of Theri 2 as well. It has also not been revealed whether or not Theri 2 would be the sequel to Theri!