Super Singer fame Poovaiyaar joins Thalapathy 63 as actor and singer

first_imgAfter the resounding success of Sarkar, Thalapathy Vijay has moved on to his next flick, which is tentatively titled Thalapathy 63. This film marks the third collaboration of director Atlee and Vijay, after Theri and Mersal.Now, there seems to be a new addition to the cast of Thalapathy 63. Poovaiyar, a famous gaana (a popular type of folk music in Tamil Nadu) singer and a participant in the reality show Super Singer has been roped in to play a key role in the film. In addition to that, Poovaiyar will also be singing a song in the film.Thalapathy 63 has music composed by Oscar winner AR Rahman. Little Poovaiyar has got a golden opportunity to mark his debut in playback singing with a song composed by Rahman.Recently, he had composed an introduction song for Vijay, which is sung by Bamba Bakya. Last week, the makers shot the introduction song, with hundreds of kids taking part in the shoot.AR Rahman, in a recent interview, hinted that the film is a sports-based film along the lines of Lagaan and Pele. He said, “I have done films like this (Thalapathy 63) in Hollywood, but haven’t done one in South India. Director Atlee has seen films like Pele and Lagaan. He is a passionate person and his sensibility in music is good. He has listened to all my soundtracks and would ask for a particular type of music in his film.”Speculation is rife that Vijay plays the role of a football coach named Michael in this flick, produced by AGS Entertainments.advertisementThalapathy 63 also has Nayanthara, Yogi Babu, Vivek, Daniel Balaji and Anandraj in supporting roles.ALSO READ | Vijay waves at fans from Thalapathy 63 shoot, crowd goes crazy. Watch videoALSO READ: Priyanka Chopra is a breathtaking bride in new photos from Hindu wedding with Nick JonasALSO WATCH: 2.0 mania takes over India with Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar film releaselast_img

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