The first look of Thalaivaa has been liked by every
section of audience. More importantly, it managed to raise a debate
on his political plans and it was believed that the film would
revolve around politics. However, the Ilayathalapathy has denied
Speaking to a leading daily, Vijay said that the film has got nothing to do
with politics. But the actor refused to give further details about
Thalaivaa. Producer Sunil Chandraprakash Jain claimed that
they choose the title because it perfectly suits the Vijay image
and the story of the film. In fact, the posters have also been
designed keeping that in mind.
Vijay's political entry in recent years has garnered a lot of
attention. In 2011, there were wide-spread speculations on the
actor's possible entry. But his father SA Chandrasekar has
clarified that the actor would certainly take a plunge into
politics but not in the near future. He had also added that the
purpose of Vijay's entry was to serve the society. After facing a
lot of trouble in releasing his films, the actor decided to support
the AIADMK in the last general assembly elections.
Thalaivaa is directed by director Vijay and also
features Amala Paul in the female lead role.