Following the solid box office success of Beast, Thalapathy Vijay is currently busy shooting for his next, Thalapathy 66 which is helmed by Vamshi Paidipally. The first schedule shoot of the film was wrapped up a few days back and the team is getting ready to start the second schedule from the beginning of May. Veteran Telugu producer Dil Raju will be bankrolling this mega biggie on a grand scale and the film will mark his debut in Tamil cinema. In a recent interview with a popular Telugu media, producer Dil Raju shared some interesting tidbits of Thalapathy 66 and the clipping of him talking about the movie has turned viral among the fans.

Dil Raju mentioned that Thalapathy 66 will have all commercial elements in it, adding that it will be a heart-touching emotional story. Talking about the film he said, "It is a family entertainer. Since Vijay sir is a mass hero, there will be action and songs. The packaging will have the elements to appeal to all kinds of audiences. Though all these elements would be there, at the core, Thalapathy 66 is a heart-touching movie. It will be a very good emotional treat for the fans". After seeing Vijay in a series of action-packed films, it will be welcoming to see the star actor in a light hearted emotional entertainer and it looks like an interesting treat awaits fans.

Thalapathy 66 features Rashmika Mandanna as the female lead, marking her second film in Kollywood after Karthi's Sulthan. Directed by Vamshi who is known for directing films like Oopiri (Thozha in Tamil) and Maharshi, this film has music composed by Thaman who is in great form in the recent past. Supreme Star Sarathkumar and Shaam play supporting roles in this film that has cinematography by Karthick Palani and editing by Praveen KL. Vivek will be penning the lyrics and dialogues for the film, apart from working as an additional screenplay writer. The release plans of Thalapathy 66 are yet to be known.