Makkal Selvan now a cricketer?

Makkal Selvan Vijay Sethupathi is an actor of the masses and has a huge fan following down south. The actor’s last venture Sindubaadh received a lukewarm response in the box office. However, he will be seen next Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy sharing the screen space with Chiranjeevi and also has Sanga Thamizhanin the pipeline

According to recent reports, Vijay Sethupathi is all set to play the role of former Srilankan cricketing legend Muthiah Muralidharan in a film titled 800, which signifies the number of international Test wickets.

The report further stated that the crew will begin filming in December 2019. It’s a big-budget film that will be shot in India, Sri Lanka, England and other parts of the world. However, no official statement has been made about the film.

The Indian film industries are currently obsessed with biopics. Many biopics like M.S Dhoni: The Untold Story, Sanju, Mary Kom, Azar and Dangal set the box office on fire in Bollywood. Similarly, Tamil and Telugu cinema had their share of success with biopics like Mahanati.