Earlier today (August 7), the makers of Thalapathy Vijay's Beast arrived with a series of announcements, revealing the central cast of the film. Ace director Selvaraghavan will be playing a crucial role in the film and his addition to the star cast of Beast was the first announcement that was made today. The announcement created a huge buzz on social media and it has now made the fans look forward to the project. It is going to be a treat to see both Vijay and Selvaraghavan in a single frame together.

Following the announcement of Selvaraghavan, the makers revealed the rest of the star cast who are a part of Beast. As already known, Shine Tom Chacko (popular Malayalam actor), Yogi Babu, VTV Ganesh, and Aparna Das have been officially confirmed to be present in the cast of Beast. Additional names that have joined the list is Liliput Faruqui and Ankur Ajit Vikal. Liliput Faruqui is a popular television and film actor who is known for acting in notable Hindi movies like Bunty Aur Babli, Prem Kaa Game, Kaamyaab, etc. He acted in the role of Dadda Tyagi in the super hit Amazon Prime Video series, Mirzapur 2.

On the other hand, Ankur Ajit Vikal is also a trained theatre actor who is best known for his performance in the Academy Award winning film, Slumdog Millionaire. Ankur Ajit Vikal has also acted in Dhanush's Maryan and Mehendi Circus. Beast will be his next outing in Tamil cinema. It looks like director Nelson Dilipkumar has opted for a wide variety of actors for Beast and the casting looks unique and fresh.

Beast is produced by Sun Pictures on a grand scale and this film marks the company's second outing with Vijay after Sarkar. The young and happening sensation Pooja Hegde plays the female lead in Beast which has music composed by Anirudh Ravichander. Manoj Paramahamsa is handling the cinematography. For now, check out the official announcement from Sun Pictures regarding the latest additions to the star cast of Beast, here: