Thalapathy Vijay has shaken up the entertainment industry by becoming the highest-paid star in the country by charging an astronomical fee for his upcoming movie, 'Leo'. Top Telugu and Bollywood stars are left in the dust by Vijay's high demand, which sets a new standard. Lokesh Kanagaraj will direct the highly awaited action-packed gangster drama, which is set to come out on October 23, 2023.
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Fans are very excited about the partnership between Thalapathy Vijay and Lokesh Kanagaraj, who worked together on the hit movie Vikram. But the talk of the town is that Vijay allegedly charged a jaw-dropping amount for the movie. The actor is said to have made more money than South Indian stars like Prabhas, Allu Arjun, and Mahesh Babu, who usually get around Rs 150 crores per movie. There have been rumours that Vijay charged an unheard-of Rs 200 crores for 'Leo', but neither the film's team nor the celebrity himself have confirmed this.
There's no denying Thalapathy Vijay's success on social media. His loyal fans put him at the top of trending lists year after year. Trisha Krishnan and Sanjay Dutt, who plays the bad guy in 'Leo,' are also well-known actresses. There had been rumours for a while that Vijay would charge more than Rs 150 crores, with some saying Rs 175 crores. However, the huge Rs 200 crore fee has shocked everyone. Vijay is known for having a very high rate of success. He has made blockbuster hits like Varisu, Mersal, Bigil, and Sarkar. Beast was a middling success.
'Leo' has a great group of actors in it, and the first day of shooting took place in Kashmir. When the project was announced, it was done in an exciting and catchy way. Thalapathy Vijay has been a big name in the business for more than 20 years. His family and friends call him Joe, and his next movie, Thalapathy 68, will be directed by Venkat Prabhu.
Lokesh Kanagaraj, who is known as one of the best filmmakers in the business, wants to make ten films before trying something new. He has also said that after he finishes 'Leo,' he wants to write a script for Prabhas. This shows how dedicated and passionate he is about telling stories.
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Fans of Thalapathy Vijay are happy about this big news, because fan clubs in the South and in Bollywood always pay attention to fee hikes, which they see as important milestones for their favourite stars. 'Leo,' starring Thalapathy Vijay, is getting ready to come out, and people all over the world are getting more and more excited about it.