Thalapathy Vijay will be joining hands with star Telugu director Vamshi Paidipally for his next film and the project is tentatively called Thalapathy 66. This film will be an emotional family entertainer showcasing Vijay in a different dimension. Vijay's films in the last few years have mostly been action driven flicks, but Thalapathy 66 is said to be an entertaining family drama that will be high on emotions. The film will be made as a Tamil - Telugu bilingual, while it will also have a dubbed release in other languages. The pre production works for the film is happening in full swing and the team is planning to kickstart the shoot by March and if things go as per plan, the film will hit the screens for the festive occasion of Diwali.

If not, the film will release in Pongal 2023. Thalapathy 66 is produced by Dil Raju who is a renowned producer in Telugu cinema known for bankrolling several blockbuster hits. Having said that, the ace producer has now officially announced his next and details regarding this new venture are out. Dil Raju, along with Harshith Reddy and Hanshitha Reddy will be bankrolling a new Telugu web series and this series will be made for Zee 5 streaming platform. Director Harish Shankar of Gabbar Singh and Duvvada Jagannadham fame has penned the story for this web series which will be directed by C Chandra Mohan.

The series which is titled ATM will go on floors very soon and the makers are also yet to divulge details about the star cast. ATM will be a heist thriller. Apart from this newly announced flick, Dil Raju is also producing blockbuster director Shankar's next film with Ram Charan, tentatively titled RC 15. The film features Kiara Advani as the female lead and has music composed by S Thaman. RC 15 marks Dil Raju's 50th production venture.