Ilayathalapathy's forthcoming movie, which has been called as "Vijay 59", has finally got its title. Well, it is "Theri" and the first look posters of the movie have also been released. 

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The name of "Vijay 59" has been a topic of a lot of speculation. Many titles have been doing the rounds ever since the movie hit the floors. In the end, the makers have zeroed in on "Theri".

Director Atlee has announced the news on Twitter and just posted, "Theri". Journalist Sreedhar Pillai too confirmed the name and tweeted, "Yes its official #Vijay's #Atlee directed film is titled #Theri ."

  • The first look of 'Theri' (Vijay 59).Atlee Kumar Twitter Account
  • The first look from Vijay's "Theri".Atlee Kumar Twitter Account

"Theri" is a mass title and has met with good response from the Vijay's fans. The name perfectly goes well with the image of mass hero Vijay, say audience.

Earlier, it was widely reported that the makers were considering the names of "Khaki", Vetri" and "Tharu Maaru". Some even had claimed that the film could be named "Thuppakki 2", given the producer Kalaipuli S Dhanu's connection with both the projects.

'Theri' First Look
The first look of "Theri" have taken Vijay's fans by storm. So far, two posters have been released and in both, the actor looks stylish. It also has paved way for the rumours on the actor possibly playing triple roles in the film as Ilayathalapathy is seen in three looks in one poster. 

Common DP
Vijay's fans have started the celebration with a bang. They have welcomed the title announcement and the first look release by having common DP (display picture) on their profiles on Twitter and Facebook. Also, they are creating trends on the social media websites using multiple hash tags.

"Vijay 59" is an action-thriller in which Vijay and Amy Jackson play the role of cops. Samantha plays the main female lead in the flick written and directed by Atlee Kumar.