Atlee's 'Thalapathy 61' will show superstar Vijay in three different roles, with three female leads- Samantha, Kajal Aggarwal, and Nithya Menen. Unconfirmed sources revealed that the actor will play three characters named Joseph, Salim, and Maruthu, while the heroines will be named Mary, Benazir, and Saraswathy. While an official confirmation from the makers is yet to come, it is believed the film will prominently promote religious integration.
The film's shoot is currently in its second schedule progressing in Chennai. Sources inform this schedule will continue till the end of the month, after which, the makers will shoot in several locations abroad, for the next schedules.