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It is rumored that Vijay Sethupathi, who is currently in the news for his role in filmmaker Atlee’s blockbuster film Jawaan, was the initial choice to star in the film. The planned biopic on top Sri Lankan cricketer Muttiah Muralitharan is called 800, and it is rumored that Vijay Sethupathi will play the lead role in the film.

The actor playing the role of Jawan initially expressed excitement about the possibility of appearing in the film, but in the end, he decided not to participate. While discussing Vijay’s sudden exit from the film in a recent interview, Muttiah said that the actor felt ‘tremendous pressure’ to leave the project. The cricketer came forward with some disturbing information after it spread like wildfire on social media. These details also revealed that Vijay’s family had been threatened.

Reason for Vijay Sethupathi’s departure from 800

Despite the fact that there were early rumors that Vijay would be cast in the role of the legendary cricketer in the upcoming biopic 800, Madhur Mittal, who has appeared in films like Slumdog Millionaire and Million Dollar Arm, has been cast for the role. According to Muralitharan, when it came to casting the film, the first name that came to mind for the studio was Vijay.

The batsman said that the makers of the film had arranged for him to meet Vijay as the actor stayed in the same hotel with him during the Indian Premier League (IPL). This interview took place on Zoom TV. Muralitharan further said that he interacted with Vijay and heard the story of the film because Vijay was his fan.

According to the cricketer, after reading the script of the biography, Vijay showed genuine enthusiasm for the project, and he insisted that he could not pass up such an amazing opportunity. The producers initially intended for the actor to play the role, but after receiving feedback from the public, they decided to replace him.

Muraleedharan said that Vijay was under a lot of pressure and his family was being threatened. In an interview, Muralitharan referred to the film as “a sports film” that “has nothing to do with anything political or anything else”, instead focusing on telling “the true story of one man”. Has been done

On October 6, audiences across multiple countries and languages ​​will be able to watch 800, starring Madhur Mittal in the role of Muttiah Muralitharan.

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