Chennai, July 30, 2021: Veteran actor Kamal Haasan is returning to the cinema with "Vikram" after more than three years. His last film, " Vishwaroopam II" was a Tamil-Hindi bilingual, released in 2018. "Vikram" is an action thriller film directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj and produced by Raaj Kamal Films International. The movie also stars Vijay Sethupathi and Fahadh Faasil in prominant roles.
Meanwhile, the Hindi dubbing rights of "Vikram" have reportadly been bagged by Goldmines Telefilms at a record price of Rs. 37 crores. Goldmines Telefilms is a popular studio that is in the business of dubbing South Indian movies to the Hindi Language.
Goldmines Telefilms was incorporated in 2000 and has redefined Indian entertainment, making a strong start with hit TV shows like "Rishtey" which garnered unheard TRP. The Company rose to unprecedented heights in the late 2000s. The company made its remarkable entry in the field of dubbing, some of the well-known dubbed movies which garnered unheard TRPs are King No.1, Magadheera, Chirutha, etc.
Vikram is the highly-anticipated Tamil movie that marks director Lokesh's first collaboration with Kamal Haasan. Vijay Sethupathi is said to be playing the baddie while Fahadh Faasil reportadly plays a cop in the film. Written by Lokesh Kanagaraj, the music of the film is composed by Anirudh Ravichander while national award-winning cinematographer, Girish Gangadharan will crank the camera.
The first look poster of the film was launched on July 10, featuring Kamal Haasan alongside Fahadh Faasil and Vijay Sethupathi. The film is not a sequel to the 1986 film of the same name, though the film's official title teaser (released 7 November 2020) used a remixed version of the theme song from the 1986 film.