Chennai, September 2022: Thalapathy Vijay's upcoming film "Beast" is one of the most-awaited films. His last release "Master" was a blockbuster and the expectations are even higher this time. While the shooting of "Beast" is currently underway in Delhi, the speculations around its release have been making noise over the last couple of months.
Directed by Nelson Dilipkumar, "Beast" has been looked at as a Pongal 2022 release. However, with the Pongal festival is already full of potential blockbusters, and the fact that the shooting of "Beast" is yet to be completed, the makers of the films have reportedly changed their Pongal release plans.
According to Pinkvilla, the makers have decided on delaying the film to the Summer 2022 window, most probably in April end. The shooting is nearly 60% completed and the entire shoot is expected to wrap on November 20. The film moves into the post-production stage thereafter.
Beast, produced by Kalanithi Maran of Sun Pictures, is said to be set against the backdrop of a mall taken over by the terrorists resulting in a hostage-like situation. The mall sequence was shot in Chennai a few weeks ago. The film is loaded with strong and raw human emotions around Thalapathy Vijay's character.
The movie also stars Pooja Hegde in the female lead role opposite Vijay. There are three antagonists in the movie, and one of them is Selvaraghaavan. One of the other baddie roles is played by famous Malayalam actor Shine Tom Kochacko. Yogi Babu, VTV Ganesh, and Lilliput Faruiqui are also a part of this action thriller film.