Superstar Vijay's new film is a gritty political thriller which has been directed by AL Vijay.
The film has been shot in Spain, Australia and Mumbai.
After watching A. L. Vijay's period drama film 'Madrasapattinam', Vijay was impressed by the the director and contacted him for a new project.
Apparently the actor agreed to do the film in fifteen minutes of hearing the script.
The film also features actress Amala Paul as the female lead.
Amala's role was initially offered to Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Yami Gautam.
The film is slated to be released in August.
Sathyaraj also plays a pivotal role in 'Thalaivaa'.
The film was recently in news when a song from the film got leaked online.
The music of the film is composed by G. V. Prakash Kumar.
Ragini Nandwani, Rajiv Pillai play pivotal roles in the film.
Vijay will be seen romancing Amala Paul in political drama 'Thalaivaa'.