It's now OFFICIAL - Silambarasan TR is the singer of the 'Thee Thalapathy' song in Vijay's Varisu, Sri Venkateswara Creations announced on Saturday, December 3. The leading Telugu production banner also shared a collage of photos showing Simbu posing along with director Vamshi Paidipally and music director Thaman. S, while confirming the speculations that the actor has indeed sung for Vijay in the upcoming film, which will be releasing in theatres for Pongal on January 12, 2023. The 'Thee Thalapathy' song is the highly-anticipated second single from Varisu after the chart-buster 'Ranjithame' and marks the first-ever time STR has sung for Vijay in a film.

'Thee Thalapathy' is carrying tremendous buzz and will be releasing on December 4 at 4 p.m. on the occasion of Vijay completing 30 years in Tamil cinema as a leading actor. The talk about  Varisu second single took flight last week after there were reports stating Thaman had roped in Simbu to sing for Vijay considering the multi-talented actor has collaborated with the composer in films like Osthe, Vaalu and Eeswaran. 'Thee Thalapathy' is said to be a mass song and fans will no doubt be looking forward to witnessing Vijay in action, with Simbu's vocals in the background and expectations are huge from the team to deliver a chart-topping number once again. Check out the Varisu second single new announcement below:

Thaman too shared his excitement about STR singing the song and shared a picture where the two are seen posing together, with the composer writing on Twitter, "#STR Simply #Therichified #TheeThalapathy 🔥❤️  #AtmanForNanban 🥁🥁🥁🥁🥁🥁🥁  Naalikkuuuu innerrathukkuuuu #TheeThalapathy 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🚒🚒🚒🚒🚒🚒🚒🚒🚒🚒🚒🚒🚒🚒🚒  #VarisuSecondSingle  @actorvijay  Anna Love U ❤️anna". Likewise, lyricist Vivek too posted a photo of himself with Simbu and shared his review about the talented actor's singing skills saying, "You were a literally a dragon spitting fire sir. Thank you  @SilambarasanTR_  🔥  #TheeThalapathy   ‘Its time. Its time to give _______’ " Check out their tweets below: