IS Vijay Sethupathi set to play Sri Lankan cricket legend Muttiah Muralitharan in his biopic 800….!

The actor who is currently gearing up for the release of his debut Telugu flick Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy. In this film the actor plays the character of a fierce warrior named Raaja Paandi. Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy marks the 151st project of Chiranjeevi as an actor.

Apart from this if the reports are to be believed, the biographical sports drama, which is coming to entertain the audience will display the life of Sri Lankan legend and right-arm spinner Muttiah Muralitharan. And the actor, who is stepping into the shoes of this popular former cricketer is talented Tamil star Vijay Sethupathi, who has bowled us over with his performances in his films like Vikram Vedha, 96 and many more. We 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.” The film is titled 800 as he is the only cricketer to take 800 wickets in the test cricket.

Muttiah Muralitharan also has an Indian connection as his wife hails from Chennai. Well, we are sure that Vijay has to undergo rigorous training to portray this iconic character on the silver screen.


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