In his upcoming film Theri, Vijay will be seen mouthing dialogues in Malayalam. According to reports, around 40 per cent of the film has been shot in Kerala and the movie has many Malayalam dialogues.
Vijay's character in Theri is named Joseph Kuruvilla, from Kerala. Renowned Malayalam comic actor Kottayam Pradeep is essaying an important role in the film as well.
Vijay has a huge fan following in Kerala, amongst non-Malayalam lead actors. All his films have a bumper opening. His previous film with Mohanlal in 2014, Jilla was also a massive hit at the Kerala Box Office. Going by the trailer response and huge buzz, filming Theri in Kerala can be a smart move from director Atlee to boost Box Office collections.
Theri also stars Amy Jackson and Samantha Ruth Prabhu. The film is releasing on the 'Tamil New Year', 14 April 2016.
-- Text By Sree Prasad Nair