Tamil Cinem’s top actor Thalapathy Vijay is back with his most expensive action thriller venture, and the expectations are high with the combo of Director-Actor, Vijay-Lokesh Kanagaraj. Lokesh’s last film Vikram made several Box Office records and actors Kamal Haasan and Suriya’s performances left a mark in the hearts of fans.
Director Lokesh Kanagaraj’s Next movie Leo starring Thalapathy Vijay and Sanjay Dutt will be released on 19 October 2023, in Tamil and dubbed Hindi, Telugu, and Kannada languages. Leo Official trailer is out, and after watching it, some fans are confused and claim that the movie’s story is inspired by the Hollywood film ‘A History of Violence,’ which was released back in 2005.
Is Leo a remake of History of Violence?
There is a lot of talk about the remake or freemake of Leo’s movie, as it involves a superstar and his collaboration with a blockbuster director. According to 123telugu, actor Aasthma Patrick has confirmed that director Lokesh has officially acquired the rights to adapt the Hollywood film ‘A History of Violence’ into Thalapathy Vijay’s next project. It has also been claimed that every scene will be 100 times bigger than the original.
The movie ‘Leo’ features an ensemble star cast, including Thalapathy Vijay as Leo, a ruthless gangster, Sanjay Dutt, Trisha Krishnan, Priya Anand, Mathews Thomas, Arjun Sarja, Guatham Menon, and others. It is reported that the movie’s budget is around 250-300 crore. There is a possibility of a surprise cameo, as was the case in the previous movie ‘Vikram,’ and there is talk of Kamal Haasan making an appearance.
Buzz Around Leo
Recently, reports have hinted that there will be a sequel to the movie ‘Leo.’ The makers intend to expand the action and thriller into two parts. Director Lokesh Kanagaraj has proposed the idea of releasing ‘Leo’ in two parts, and the protagonist, Vijay, has already agreed to the sequel.
Leo trailer was released on 05 October 2023 in multiple languages Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Hindi. It was unveiled by the makers to create more hype for the movie and their trick worked well as the fans were very excited and happy after watching the trailer and were seen dancing on drums and garlanding the poster.
As fans have noticed and compared the similarities between ‘Leo’ and the Hollywood movie ‘A History of Violence,’ people are pointing out numerous resemblances in the characters, scenes, and moments of the two movies. These similarities between ‘Leo’ and ‘A History of Violence’ have created more hype among the audiences and raised the expectations of the fans, who guessed that this would be a spectacular power-packed action film.
A. Leo is to be released on October 19, 2023.
A. Thalapathy Vijay is the lead actor in Leo, and Sanjay Dutt is the main villain.
A. Triha Krishnan is the lead female in Leo.
A. Leo Budget is said around 300 Cr.
A. Lokesh Kanagaraj is the director of Leo.