With the shooting of Vijay's "Puli" is nearing its end, reports suggest that Vijay will kick-start the shooting of upcoming Atlee directorial around mid-July.
The Atlee movie, which is tentatively titled as "Vijay 59", has Samantha Ruth Prabhu as the lead opposite Vijay, after "Kaththi". Meanwhile, reports also suggest that "Vijay 59" has two lead actresses and Amy Jackson will play another heroine.
Motta Rajendran, who gave an impeccable performance in "Darling", and veteran actress Radhikaa Sarathkumar will also be an integral part of "Vijay 59".
Atlee has also roped in GV Prakash to compose music for the upcoming film and sources close to the project suggest that the songs will be a mix of melody as well as mass tunes. Reports also indicate the team has recorded a peppy number, which is going to be a popular one like "Selfie Pulla" from "Kaththi".
"Vijay 59" is said to be an action thriller and will be produced by Kalaipuli S Dhanu.
Meanwhile, Vijay is currently in Cambodia, shooting for song sequence of the "Puli" directed by Chimbudevan. It is said to be the most expensive and technically-advanced Vijay film till date. As per the reports, the shooting and computer graphics work of "Puli" is happening simultaneously and graphic designers apparently need 120 days to complete CG works.
"Puli" is touted as a fantasy entertainer and will have a star cast comprising Shruthi Haasan, Sreedevi, Sudeep and Hansika Motwani in pivotal roles. This big-budget entertainer is being produced by PT Selvakumar and Shibu of Thameens Films.