Vijay Sethupathi, who has handful of projects and currently busy shooting for Seenu Ramasamy’s next Maamanithan might star in PonRam’s directorial.
According to a report in a Maalaimalar, the director is planning to rope in Vijay Sethupathi for his next venture. However there is no official confirmation regarding the news from both the sides. PonRam has directed Sivakarthikeyan in three films – Varuthapadadha Vaalibar Sangam, with which he made his directorial debut Rajini Murugan and Seemaraja.
Meanwhile, Vijay Sethupathi, who was last seen in Rajinikanth starrer Petta directed by Karthik Subbaraj, is awaiting projects like Super Deluxe directed by Thiagarajan Kumararaja in which the actor will be seen playing a trans-woman called Shilpa. The film also stars Samantha Akkineni, Fahad Fazil and others.
He also has Kadaisi Vivasayi, a drama directed by M Manikandan and a yet to be titled film with S. U. Arunkumar. He then has Maamanithan, which marks the fourth collaboration of Vijay Sethupathi and Seenu Ramasamy. Thenmerkku Paruvakaatru directed by Seenu was Vijay Sethupathi’s debut as a lead actor. They have worked together on Dharma Durai and Idam Porul Yaeval, both of which went on floors in 2014, but are yet to be released. It is also said that they will work on another film after the release of Maamanithan.
Apart from Tamil, Vijay Sethupathi will be making his Telugu debut in Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy alongside Chiranjeevi directed by Surender Reddy. It is an Indian historical war film produced by Ram Charan Teja. The story is based on the life of freedom fighter Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy from Rayalaseema. Apart from them, the film also stars Sudeep, Jagapati Babu, Nayanthara, Tamannaah and Brahmaji in pivotal roles, while Amitabh Bachchan will be making a guest appearance.
Vijay Sethupathi will also be seen making his Malayalam debut in the film Marconi Mathayi, directed by Sajan Kalathil which is currently in the pre-production stage.