First on the list is Nanban directed by ace filmmaker Shankar. The movie, which is releasing for Sankranthi, has generated a lot of curiosity from the day it hit the floors. The multi-starrer film is a youthful entertainer, which is a remake of Bollywood blockbuster 3 Idiots. The Tamil film shows him in a college student avatar and he is all set to impress the audience with his comedy-filled movie.
Thupaki, as the title says, is an out-and-out action drama. The movie made by AR Murugadoss has attracted the mass audience, as the action genre is tailor-made for Vijay. The movie tells the tale of an ordinary man's journey to Mumbai, where he sees himself as a don to rule the underworld. The movie, which also features Kajal Aggarwal, has started the shooting and expected to hit the screens in mid-2012.
Yohan: Adhyayam Ondru:
Vijay is playing a contrasting character to his above mentioned other roles in Yohan: Adhyayam Ondru. The Ilayathalapathy will be enacting the character of an undercover agent in the action-thriller directed by Gautham Menon. The major part of the shooting will be shot in abroad and the regular shoots are expected to kick-start in late-2012. The movie has AR Rahman's music and some of the best Hollywood technicians will work in this project.