Leading Tamil director Mari Selvaraj addressed media persons on Wednesday during a special event organized by two-time National Award-winning actor Dhanush's fans. Currently busy with the post-production works of his highly-anticipated Maamannan, starring Udhayanidhi Stalin, the filmmaker spoke to the press and opened up on 'Vaigai Puyal' Vadivelu's performance in the film, which is currently in the post-production stages. Speaking about Vadivelu's role, Mari Selvaraj stated, "The actors in my films are presented in a certain manner. The Vadivelu sir everyone is used to regularly watching will not be seen. We have tried to present him in a different zone and it will be a big surprise to Tamil audiences. How big a legend he is, it will be known after watching the film."
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Mari Selvaraj's exciting statement about Vadivelu's role in Maamannan has surely left fans delighted, who are waiting to witness the ace comedian deliver a thunderous and memorable performance. Known predominantly for his comedy roles over the course of his illustrious career, many leading celebrities have stated over time that the iconic actor is one of Tamil cinema's most versatile performers and all eyes will now be set on the upcoming film, which is gearing up for a theatrical release soon. Maamannan, which will see Vadivelu sharing screen space with Udhayanidhi Stalin, also stars National Award-winning actress Keerthy Suresh as the female lead, while Malayalam superstar Fahadh Faasil will be seen in a pivotal role.
Udhayanidhi Stalin had sometime back confirmed that Maamannan will be his last venture as an actor after which he will dive into active politics full time and there will be a lot of expectations surrounding the film and its message. Academy Award-winning music director A. R. Rahman is the composer of the songs and the background score, and there is a huge excitement regarding what he is cooking for fans next considering the film is set amidst a rural backdrop.
Watch Mari Selvaraj talk about Vadivelu's role and performance in Maamannan in the video below: