Laal Singh Chaddha is the Hindi remake of Hollywood hit Forrest Gump. Besides Amir Khan, the Hindi version also stars Kareena Kapoor. There have been talks of Vijay Sethupathi being a part of the movie but nothing was made official. But now, the actor himself confirmed his presence in the film.
Meanwhile, The movie ‘Uppena’ is being produced by Mythri Movie Makers under the direction of Butchibabu. Vaishnav Tej will be seen as the protagonist of the film and Vijay Sethupathi will be seen as the villain. He was offered 2.5 crores for this role. However, he claims to be demanding an additional Rs.1.5 cr. The producers seem to have agreed on the importance of the character in the film,and but obvious his craze among the fans.
Vijay was recently present at a Film Companion interview along with Manoj Bajpayee, Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt, Ayushmann Khurrana and Parvathy. During the interaction, everyone talked in length about cinema and during this conversation actor Vijay began to talk about the Hindi language being a barrier for him. To this Manoj confirmed that he is indeed a part of Laal Singh Chaddha. Vijay talked about his major fear when he is doing any other language film besides Tamil and Telugu. He said that his major fears are language and culture. He further said that anyone can learn the language easily, culture is very important. Only through culture, we can connect with the audience.