Chennai, July 3, 2021: After the months-long wait, the makers of the Tamil film, Vikram, dropped an update on the film. Lokesh Kanagaraj, who will be helming this Kamal Haasan starrer, took to social media and announced acclaimed Cinematographer, Girish Gangadharan on board.
Girish Gangadharan has cranked the camera for Thalapathy Vijay's Sarkar (2018), which marked his debut in Tamil, along with the 2019 Malayalam film, Jallikkattu, among others. Girish won the National Film Award for Best Cinematography for Jallikkattu, which was selected as the Indian entry for the Best International Feature Film at the 93rd Academy Awards, but it was not nominated.
Vikram will be Girish's second Tamil film and first with both Kamal Haasan and director Lokesh. Earlier, Lokesh's usual collaborator Sathyan Sooryan was supposed to hold the camera for Vikram but found his way out due to his other work commitments.
Vikram is an action-thriller film, produced by Kamal Haasan's Raaj Kamal Films International. Other than the direction, Lokesh has also written the script of Vikram while Anirudh Ravichander is composing the music.
In April 2021, Fahadh Faasil confirmed that he will also be acting in the film that marks his third project in Tamil after Velaikkaran (2017) and Super Deluxe (2019). In May 2021, Vijay Sethupathi announced his confirmation in the project, collaborating with Lokesh for the second time after Master.
Lokesh, however, said in his tweet that an official casting update will be made soon.