Lokesh Kanagaraj’s career has been on the rise ever since he made us go Wow with Maanagaram. The film with Shree and Sudeep was a sleeper hit and immediately catapulted Lokesh Kanagaraj to the list of promising directors in Kollywood. He followed it up with the highly impressive Kaithi which managed to compete with Vijay’s 300 crore grosser and earn 100 crores. The announcement for Kaithi 2 was immediate. But that sequel had to wait since he had got that elusive film with Vijay. This was an opportunity he couldn’t miss as a film with Thalapathy doesn’t come easily. The film titled Master was supposed to release last April but got delayed due to the pandemic.
The film which released for Pongal has managed to gross 40 crore so far. A stylish Vijay facing off against a beast mode Vijay Sethupathi has managed to gain everyone’s attention. A beast mode Vijay Sethupathi is garnering the praise of the audience. He is also directing Kamal in a movie titled Vikram. Lokesh is a Kamal fanboy. So this movie has also raised everyone’s expectations. Now we have big news from our end. The buzz is that Lokesh might re-unite with Vijay anytime after Thalapathy 65.