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The shooting of the upcoming Vijay movie directed by Atlee is yet to begin, but it has been in news since its announcement. Now, the latest we hear that Ilayathalapathy Vijay will don the role of a police officer in the upcoming movie.

Though official confirmation in this regard is staill awaited, fans of Vijay are already cheered over the news and they expect the movie to be yet another action packed flick of the star.

At the same time, sources close to the film have claimed that it is not going to be a random action flick but will be a well packed entertainer with enough scope for comedy and romance. Vijay had recently appeared as a cop in movies like "Pokkiri" and "Jilla" and "Thuppakki", the actor had played the role of an army intelligence officer.

It will be interesting to see if director Atlee can come up with a completely new film which will be different from the rest of Vijay movies.

Meanwhile, the shooting of the upcoming movie is expected to start soon as Vijay has wrapped up "Puli" with Chimbudevan.

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 be the other 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 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".