Thalapathy Vijay! Whatever feelings he elicits out of you with his films doesn't matter if you look at him not as a film star, but as a lesson in how to grow from virtually having nothing to rule the industry with a simple hand gesture. After starting his career with several low profile films and slowly finding his feet with troll-worthy but hit romantic comedies, he had systematically worked to improve both his image across the South Indian states and his stature.
A few choicest remakes from Telugu brought him mass image but like his compatriots like Suriya and Vikram, and seniors like superstar Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan, he failed to crack the Teluguland market. But persistent trials and fan-pleasing subjects slowly gave him footing here. His last two films got him a great market here so much so that top producers are lining up for his dates for direct Telugu film. Mythri Movie Makers has already got his dates.
Now in another sensational update, it is made clear that he will be doing a direct Telugu film (most probably a bilingual) with Vamshi Paidipally whose last directorial was the National Award-winning Maharshi starring superstar Mahesh. As Vijay is currently committed to two films already, this Vamshi combo will be going to be rolled out in the early summer of 2022. More details will be updated soon.
Life has come a full circle for Vijay as far as Telugu films concerned as the movies that consolidated his mass films are the remakes of Mahesh starters. Now his major direct Telugu movie will be with Mahesh's director.