Vikram 2021 Tamil Movie Cast Release Date Trailer Music and More

Kamal Haasan’s Tamil Movie Vikram 2021 is an Indian Tamil-language action thriller film written and directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj and produced by Raaj Kamal Films International. The film features Kamal Haasan in the leading role. The film is not a sequel to the 1986 movie of the same name.

Vikram 2021 Movie

Vikram 2021 Movie Cast and Crew

Directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj
Produced by Kamal Haasan
Written by Lokesh Kanagaraj
Starring Kamal Haasan
Fahadh Faasil
Music by Anirudh Ravichander
Cinematography Girish Gangadharan
Edited by Philomin Raj
Raaj Kamal Films International
Country India
Language Tamil

Vikram Movie Cast:

  • Kamal Haasan as Arun Kumar Vikram
  • Vijay Sethupathi
  • Fahadh Faasil
  • Antony Varghese

Vikram 2021  Movie Production


Lokesh Kanagaraj was signed by Kamal Haasan’s production house Raaj Kamal Films International to direct a film for the studio during November 2019. For which he had previously mentioned his admiration of Kamal Haasan’s work, noting that two of the actor’s films, Sathya (1988) and Virumaandi (2004), had influenced him to become a film director.

Despite agreeing terms, both the director and the studio opted to priorities commitments, for other films before beginning production work.  Lokesh narrated the script of the proposed film to Rajinikanth during December 2019.

The project which was tentatively titled as Thalaivar 169, was scheduled to be launched in March 2020. Despite the progress of discussions, the COVID-19 pandemic delayed the launch of the film.

In September 2020, Lokesh announced a different project, that would feature Kamal Haasan in the lead role.  The film’s official poster was released on 16 September 2020,  which came under the tentative title Evanendru Ninaithaai,  a titular song from his film Vishwaroopam (2013), and it features Anirudh Ravichander scoring music for the film, collaborating with Kamal Haasan and Lokesh for the second time after Indian 2 and Master.

The team shot for a promotional teaser of the film during October 2020 in Chennai, adhering to the COVID-19 safety regulations suggested by the Indian government.  Coinciding with the actor’s 66th birthday, 7 November 2020,  the makers unveiled the title teaser of the film,  featuring Kamal Haasan, in which the title of the film was revealed to be Vikram, a repeat of an earlier film starring the actor which was released in 1986.

Vikram Film Casting

In the film, Kamal Haasan was reported to play a police officer in the film and media reports stated that he will don a “khaki uniform” for this film, after 15 years since the Gautham Menon directorial Vettayaadu Vilaiyaadu (2006).

Lokesh roped in his norm technicians, cinematographer Sathyan Sooryan and editor Philomin Raj, who previously worked with the director in his projects for the film. However due to schedule conflicts, Sooryan was replaced by Girish Gangadharan, in his second Tamil film after Sarkar (2018).

Raghava Lawrence was initially approached to play the antagonist in the film during March 2021, however he stepped out of the project due to his prior commitments. In April 2021, Fahadh Faasil confirmed his presence in acting in the film, where he will be seen as a politician.

The film marked Fahadh’s third project in Tamil after Velaikkaran (2017) and Super Deluxe (2019). In May 2021, Vijay Sethupathi announced his confirmation in the project, collaborating with Lokesh for the second time after Master. Antony Varghese who earlier stepped out of the director’s previous film Master citing date issues agreed to play an integral part in the film.


After Kamal Haasan’s commitments during the 2021 Tamil Nadu legislative assembly elections, the launch of the film began on 7 April, with a post shared by Lokesh Kanagaraj through his social media handles.

As Kamal Haasan decided to shoot for the film only after the election results, since he contested in the Coimbatore South constituency, he demanded Lokesh to make changes in the script.

The major shooting schedule of the film is set inside a restaurant, which is a long schedule lasting for 60 days.

For this, Kamal has been reported to introduce a new technology, that would shorten the days of film production, although the details were not disclosed.

Vikram Movie Music:

Anirudh is composing the soundtrack and the background score, making this his second collaboration with Lokesh Kanagaraj and Kamal Haasan after Master and Indian 2 respectively.

Background score
No. Title Lyrics Singer(s) Length
1. “Vikram (Title Teaser Theme)” Anirudh Kamal Haasan 02:23

Vikram Movie Release Date:

Vikram Movie releasing on last of this year.

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