Makkal Selvan Vijay Sethupathi is one of the talented and busiest actors in South India. Vijay Sethupathi will now be adding another feather in his cap as he is all set to star in the biopic of the legendary Sri Lankan Cricketer Muttiah Muralitharan.
Muralitharan speaking about his biopic said, “Once the script was ready, we thought the best fit for this movie is non-other than Vijay Sethupathi. I think he is a very talented actor and he will nail the bowling expressions. I trust Vijay completely as he is one of the greatest actors and I have complete faith that he’ll definitely do wonders for the film (sic.)”
Speaking about stepping into Muralitharan’s shoes in the biopic, Vijay said, “It’s really nice to listen to his story and spend time with Murali sir. He is like a stamp, he makes a mark wherever he goes with his charming character and personality. I love his real life, because fans have seen him in matches on the field, but very few have got a chance to know Murli sir’s personality off the field. He’s very adorable and lovable. He’s such a beautiful person and his story needs to be told (sic.)”
The biopic is going to be directed by M.S. Sripathy. Muttiah Muralitharan is a legendary bowler from Sri Lanka and is the first-ever cricketer to take 800 wickets in the test match format. Muttiah is known for the smile he always has during the match and his unique bowling action, which was a nightmare for batsmen all over the world.