Leading filmmaker Selvaraghavan has been roped in to play a very important role in Thalapathy Vijay's Beast, directed by Nelson Dilipkumar. The official announcement on Selvaraghavan's addition to the star cast of Beast was made, this evening (August 7) and the update has created a sensational buzz. Selvaraghavan is an acclaimed filmmaker who has made classic hit films like Kadhal Konden, Pudhupettai, Aayirathil Oruvan, and he will be making his debut as an actor with the upcoming Tamil film, Saani Kaayidham, directed by Arun Matheswaran. Beast will now mark Selvaraghavan's second film as an actor and this is surely an exciting addition.

We will have to see what Nelson Dilipkumar has in store for Selvaraghavan, the actor. The buzz on social media suggests that Selvaraghavan could be playing a grey-shaded character in the film, but official confirmation on the same is awaited. Beast is a film that has got huge expectations among the fans and the hype is now doubled and tripled with the announcement of Selvaraghavan's addition. The casting equation looks quite fresh and interesting to watch out for. Sun Pictures, who is producing the film on a grand scale, made the official announcement through the company's social media pages.

Pooja Hegde plays the female lead, while Shine Tom Chacko, VTV Ganesh, Yogi Babu, and Aparna Das would be seen playing supporting roles. Beast will have music composed by Anirudh Ravichander, marking his third outing with Vijay after Kaththi and Master. Manoj Paramahamsa and R Nirmal will be handling the cinematography and editing respectively. Tentatively, Beast is scheduled to release in theatres for next year's festive occasion of Pongal, but the plan will depend on the Covid 19 situation.

The third schedule of Beast is progressing in Chennai and the team is shooting several talkie portions in this schedule. For now, check out the official announcement on Selvaraghavan joining the star cast of Thalapathy Vijay's Beast, here: