Vijay Sethupathi confirms playing antagonist in Shah Rukh Khan’s Jawan, denies rumours of joining Allu Arjun in Pushpa: The Rule


Vijay Sethupathi is one of the most talented actors of the South film industry and boasts of a huge fan following. As we informed earlier in our exclusive report that the actor is all set to make his Bollywood debut opposite Shah Rukh Khan in Atlee’s Jawan, his publicist Yuvraaj, confirmed the news. Yuvraaj also in the same breath negated the rumours that Sethupathi would be seen in Allu Arjun’s Pushpa: The Rule.

Taking to Twitter, Yuvraaj wrote, “This is to clarify that #VijaySethupathi sir is doing a negative role only in #ShahRukhKhan sir's Jawan at this point and that he is not playing a negative role in any other Telugu projects as is being speculated. @VijaySethuOffl.” Yuvraaj’s tweet lays to rest the speculations that the actor will also be seen in Pushpa 2.

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This is the first official confirmation from Sethupathi’s team regarding his casting in SRK’s big budget pan-India release Jawan. He will be playing the main antagonist in the film. The film also stars Nayanthara as the female lead and serves as her Bollywood debut.

Jawan also stars Priyamani, Sanya Malhotra, Sunil Grover, and Yogi Babu in key roles, and Deepika Padukone in a special cameo appearance. Jawan is all set to release in theatres on June 2, 2023, in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada.

(Source: Twitter)

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