Muthiah Muralidaran Biopic: Actor Vijay Sethupathi will play the role of Sri Lankan off-spinner legend Muttiah Muralitharan ( Muradharan) in a Tamil origin film, title 800. The filming will start from February or March next year 2021.
Ka Pae Ranasingam star Vijay Sethupathi is now all set to play the role of Muralidharan biopic. The lead actor updated this new on his Instagram post captions reads, ” Honoured to be a part of this landmark project. Update soon #MuthiahMuralidaran @MovieTrainMP #MuralidaranBiopic #MSSripathy #Vivekrangachari @proyuvraaj.”
The film is based on the life and struggle of cricket legend Muthiah Muralidaran.
800 movie is directed by MS Sripathy while produced by Movie Train Motion Pictures and Vivek Rangachari. Movie critic and analyst Taran Adarsh also updated the motion poster of Muralidharan biopic movie.
“I am happy to be associated with the Muthiah Muralitharan biopic; he is an iconic sportsman of Tamil origin and someone who’s made his mark across the world. Portraying the role of Murali is going to be a challenge for me & I’m looking forward to it. I’m delighted that Murali himself will be closely involved with the project & guiding me on the cricketing aspects. I am thankful to both Murali & the producers for the faith bestowed on me.”
– Vijay Sethupati said in his statement.
This film will be made in Tamil and released in multiple languages.
Let you know, Sethupathi is currently busy filming for SP Jananathan’s Laabam with Shruti Haasan. He also has Laal Singh Chaddha with Aamir Khan which is shifted to release the next year 2021.