'Thalapathy' Vijay's Leo team's 'Bloody Sweet' birthday wishes for producer Lalit Kumar: "You've been the sugar in our chocolates..."

Thalapathy vijay leo team birthday wishes for producer lalit kumar jagadish palanisamy - Tamil Movie Cinema News

Blockbuster Tamil film producer-distributor S. S. Lalit Kumar is celebrating his birthday today (August 9) and wishes are in pouring in from all quarters. Currently bankrolling the highly-anticipated Leo starring 'Thalapathy' Vijay directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj, the hit producer's 7 Screen Studio banner released a new photo on social media featuring him and the Tamil superstar during the shooting of the film's first schedule in Kashmir earlier this year. Taking to X, 7 Screen Studio wrote, "Iniya pirantha naal vaazhthukal mudhalali 😁 From all of us at Team #Leo - You've been the sugar in our chocolates & the sprinkle on our donuts. Your sweetness & support have lit up Leo’s journey 🍫 May this year be filled with even more smiles and successes ❤️  #HappyBirthdaySSLalitKumar sir (sic)".

Earlier in the day, Leo co-producer Jagadish Palanisamy too extended his birthday wishes to Lalit Kumar on X along with a picture taken during the film's shooting in Kashmir between January and March this year. He posted, "To many more memorable collaborations..  To much more arguments..  To more incredible moments together..  Wishing a wonderful bday to a wonderful human. Love you Amul 🤗   Happy 50th Bday 😬 (sic)". It is to be noted that Lalit and Jagadish previously served as co-producers on Vijay's Master (2021), which too was directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj and featured music composed by 'Rockstar' Anirudh Ravichander under Xavier Britto's XB Film  Creators banner. 

S. S. Lalit Kumar has become one of the most successful producers in Tamil cinema in recent times, while also tasting major success as a distributor with films like 96 (2018), Master (2021), Varisu (2023), and Vaathi (2023). He has left no stone unturned in making his Leo as grand as possible by roping in some of the biggest names in Indian cinema to star alongside Vijay among whom include Trisha, who is pairing with the leading Tamil actor once again after 15 years. Likewise, the mass action entertainer also includes a star-studded ensemble cast starting with Bollywood superstar Sanjay Dutt who will be seen as the antagonist, with 'Action King' Arjun, Mysskin, Gautham Menon, Mansoor Ali Khan, Priya Anand, Mathew Thomas, Sandy master among others set to make appearances in crucial roles.