Vijay Sethupathi is all set to play the renowned cricketer Muttiah Muralitharan on the silver screen, very soon. The talented actor has been roped in to play the role of the legendary Sri Lankan spinner in the upcoming biopic based on his life. As per the latest reports, the highly anticipated project has got its music director.
Sam CS, the talented musician has been roped in to compose the songs and background score for the Muttiah Muralitharan biopic, which is directed by MS Bhoopathy. The Muttiah Muralitharan biopic will mark the third collaboration of Vijay Sethupathi and Sam CS, who have teamed up for the popular films Vikram Veda and Puriyatha Puthir in the past.
As per the reports, the promising project, which is reportedly titled as 800, is primarily being made in Tamil and will be dubbed into the other prominent Indian languages. Vijay Sethupathi is planning to shed a few kilos to play the veteran spinner on screen. The actor is also getting professional training in spinning, as a part of his preparations for the role.