Thalapathy Vijay’s upcoming massive budget movie ‘Beast’ is directed by Nelson Dilipkumar and financed by Kalanithi Maran of Sun Pictures. Pooja Hegde will play the female lead opposite the star while Anirudh Ravichander scores the music. Recently, the makers revealed the cast details of the film.
Beast is said to have three antagonists. Ace director Selvaraghavan and Malayalam actor Shine Tom Chacko have been roped in to play two of the antagonist roles. The third villain of the action film is being kept secret. Yogi Babu, VTV Ganesh, Lilliput Faruqui, Aparna Das and Ankur Ajit Vikal are the latest additions to the casting coup of Beast.
While the first two schedules of filming took place in Georgia and Chennai respectively, the third schedule of Beast shooting is currently happening in Chennai. This month, Actor Tom Chacko joined the sets of Beast in this schedule. Also recently, the former Indian Cricket Team skipper ‘Thala Dhoni’ met with Thalapathy Vijay in the shooting spot where the third schedule is happening.
Now, the latest news is that the Beast team will continue the Chennai schedule till August 23. The leading lady Pooja Hegde has resumed shooting today and Malayalam actress Aparna Das has joined the sets of the movie today. Yogi Babu joined with the rest of the cast last week. He plays the role of Thalapathy Vijay’s friend in this invasion thriller.
Then, the Beast team will fly to Russia for another major schedule. Whilst cinematography was handled by Manoj Paramahamsa and editing will be done by R. Nirmal. The team brought twin stunt choreographers Anbariv on board, which marks their first collaboration with Thalapathy Vijay. Stay tuned for more updates on Beast.