The look of Vijay in his 59th movie was silently released online and the image has now kicked up a storm on the internet.

Just in: 'Theri' (Vijay 59) First Looks Out

On Thursday, 16 July, a photo of Vijay was released online. It is an official photo taken on the sets of his forthcoming Tamil movie.

A picture of Ilayathalapathy on the set of "Vijay 59".Vijay Fans Page

Vijay looks simple and young in the photo, much like a college-going guy. In no time the picture went viral among the actor's fans and the online fans' association also made sure that the image got as much attention as it could. 

People started sharing comments about Vijay's look using #Vijay59 on Twitter as soon as the picture was released. Going by the response, it appears like the actor's look has impressed the audience. However, there could be many more looks and the makers could release them one after the other at the appropriate time.

In the movie, Vijay is said to be playing the role of a cop. Amy Jackson, who plays second fiddle, will also be seen as a cop. Samantha plays the actor's love interest in the film.

It is said to be an action-packed family entertainer, which is directed by Atlee Kumar of "Raja Rani" fame and produced by Kalaipuli S Dhanu. It has GV Prakash Kumar's music, George C Williams' cinematography and Ruben's editing.

Prabhu, Radhikaa Sarathkumar, J Mahendran, Kaali Venkat and others are in the cast. Sunainaa and maverick filmmaker KS Ravikumar are going to do guest appearance in the untitled flick.

The Tamil movie will hit the screens in January 2016.