The Kollywood grapevine is abuzz with reports that director Magizh Thirumeni, who recently helmed the blockbuster Thadam starring Arun Vijay, is in talks to helm Thalapathy 65.
Other names like Mohan Raja of Thani Oruvan fame is also doing the rounds on social media. Vijay is currently busy shooting for Thalapathy 64 directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj. Magizh Thirumeni has just completed a few acting assignments. But, sources close to Vijay say the team is in initial talks with Magizh but nothing has been firmed up or confirmed yet.
On the other side, Magizh Thirumeni is making his acting debut through Arya’s Teddy. He will also be seen as antagonist in Vijay Sethupathi’s Yaathum Oore Yaavarum Keleer. On the direction front, he will helm his next with Udhayanidhi Stalin under Red Giant Movies. Shoot of this flick is said to commence in November end.