Kollywood star Vijay Sethupathi who was last seen on the big screen in Megastar Chiranjeevi starrer Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy is one of the most sought after actors down south. The actor has been in news from the past few days for Allu Arjun starrer action venture which has been tentatively titled AA20.
As per a report from english.sakshi.com, post success of his last release, the Vikram Vedha actor has hiked his remuneration and has charged a whopping 1.5 crores to play the antagonist in the Allu Arjun starrer.
Talking about AA20, the film was launched recently with a muhurat puja on Wednesday at Hyderabad.
The Allu Arjun starrer is based on the backdrop of red sandalwood smuggling. AA20 has actress Rashmika Mandanna as the film’s leading lady.
AA20 will be helmed by Sukumar and it is slated to go on floors later this month. The action venture will be produced by Mythri movie makers.
It will be for the third time where Arjun and Sukumar will be teaming up for a film. The actor-director duo have earlier worked together for Arya (2004) and Arya 2 (2009)
Talking about Vijay Sethupathi, the actor is currently busy shooting for filmmaker S.P Jananathan’s Tamil venture Laabam opposite Shruti Haasan.
The 96 actor will soon join the star cast of Lokesh Kangaraj’s Thalapathy 64 which has Thalapathy Vijay in lead. Vijay in Thalapathy 64 will be playing the role of a baddie.