The makers of Vijay 61 are currently shooting scenes related to a festival in Aditya Ram Studio, located on the East Coast Road. Sources say art director Muthuraj has mounted a colorful ‘thiruvizha‘ set and an important, risky action sequence was also shot recently by Vijay without using a dupe.
The team is currently shooting the 80’s period portion and Nithya Menen is reportedly part of this schedule. Produced by Sri Thenandal Films and directed by Atlee, Thalapathy 61 also has Kajal Aggarwal and Samantha Ruth Prabhu as female leads. SJ Suryah, Sathyaraj, Sathyan, Vadivelu and Kovai Sarala form the supporting cast. AR Rahman composes music for the project.