Media reports have been long doing the rounds that Vijay’s next after Master will be a sequel to Thuppakki, even though nothing has been confirmed yet by the makers or the actor officially.
But acclaimed cinematographer Santosh Sivan has posted a collage image of Vijay from the first part of the movie on social media, leading fans to believe that a sequel to is indeed going to happen and has been confirmed by an important member of the film’s team.
On his Instagram page, Santosh Sivan posted a pic from the popular twelve-man-shoot-out scene in Thuppakki so speculations have started that they are going to soon join hands for the sequel of the film.
It is said that Sun Pictures will be bankrolling the film but they haven’t confirmed the rest of the cast and crew. Sources said that Murugadoss is making use of the lockdown period to pen a solid script before giving the final narration to Vijay.
If the reports are to be believed, Vijay will play the role of Jagadeesh, an Indian Army intelligence officer who is determined to demolish terrorism, just like the prequel film.
Reportedly, actor Kajal Aggarwal, who played the lead female role in Thuppakki, will be romancing Vijay in the sequel film as well. However, Kajal’s involvement in the sequel movie is yet to be confirmed by the makers.
Santosh had worked as DoP on the first movie and now his post featuring Vijay is being considered as a nod for Thuppakki 2. The post shared by Santosh has not been captioned, which is adding fuel to fire and Thalapathy fans can’t wait for an official announcement to be made sooner than later.