The upcoming spy thriller starring Thala Ajith just got bigger with Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi and the Director Siruthai Siva’s attempt to make James Bond type of movie in Kollywood but he just got a shot in the arm. This movie is yet to be named, which is tentatively referred to as Thala 57, had been hunting for a leading actor to play the villain in the film for a while. List of names like Arvind Swami, Arjun Sarja, and Sudeep were considered for the role, said reports. Rumour has it that the Thala 57 team even approached actor Abhishek Bachchan for the role. However, the Junior B has not accepted for the reason unknown.
The film, directed by Siva, marks his third collaboration with Ajith. Previously, the duo has delivered hit films like Veeram and Vedalam. The film is being produced by Sathya Jyothi Films and has music from Anirudh Ravichander.The film also stars Kajal Aggarwal, Akshara Haasan, Thambi Ramaiah, Karunakaran and Appukutty among others in important roles. It is released on screens in May this year.