Vijay will be playing a Illusionist role in his upcoming Tamil action-drama Mersal directed by Atlee. The actor was trained by renowned illusionist Gogo for the film. Later he posted a tweet as below.
Joseph Vijay…one of the most popular actors from India/Tamil.
I had a huge honor to work with him in may 2017 on the new upcoming movie. pic.twitter.com/xKY2HDrj6s
— Gogo Requiem (@GogoRequiem) August 29, 2017
While answering Fans questions he said “Believe me, the magic part will astonish you”.
Mersal marks the second time Vijay and Atlee are collaborating after Theri. The film, which also stars Kajal Aggarwal, Samantha, and Nithya Menen as the leading ladies and SJ Suryah as the antagonist, has music by AR Rahman.
Slated for a Diwali release, Mersal is produced by Sri Thenandal Films.