AI-generated Vijayakanth to regale audiences in Vijay’s ‘GOAT’

Premalatha Vijayakanth revealed in an interview that director Venkat Prabhu sought her permission to recreate the late actor using AI.

BySouth First Desk

Published Apr 16, 2024 | 3:00 PMUpdatedApr 16, 2024 | 3:00 PM

AI-generated Vijayakanth to regale audiences in Vijay's 'GOAT'

Vijay’s Greatest of All Times (GOAT) is one of the much-awaited movies in Tamil. It is also one of the last films of Thalapathy Vijay as the Tamil Superstar announced a break from cinema since he launched his political party,

Subsequently, there are huge expectations for the flick and GOAT is touted to be a visual treat for Vijay’s fans.

The “Whistle podu” song, released on 14 April, is trending on social media.

The song was composed by Yuvan Shankar Raja and sung by actor Vijay. Raju Sundaram choreographed the dance moves.

The “Whistle podu” song features Vijay, Prabhu Deva, Prasanth, and Ajmal Ameer.

AI-generated Vijayakanth in GOAT

Meanwhile, the makers have sprung a pleasant surprise for the filmgoers. They are creating the late actor Captain Vijayakanth using Artificial Intelligence (AI). The news has been officially confirmed by Vijayakanth’s wife Premalatha.

Vijay considers Vijayakanth his mentor. The veteran actor helped Thalapathy during the initial days of his career.

It is learnt that director Venkat Prabhu thought of introducing AI-generated Vijayakanth in a crucial role in GOAT. After getting Vijay’s consent, Venkat Prabhu approached Premalatha several times and sought her permission.

In an interview with “Galatta” media, Premalatha revealed that Venkat Prabhu sought her permission to use AI-generated Vijayakanth in GOAT. Given the mutual respect Vijay and Vijayakanth shared for each other, she couldn’t deny the request.

Premalatha will discuss further details about the project with Vijay after the Lok Sabha elections in Tamil Nadu.

Meanwhile, as the news about the use of AI-generated Vijayakanth spread, fans are excited and eager to witness the legendary actor once again on the silver screen.

The GOAT shooting is progressing at a brisk pace in Russia.

Vijay will meet Premalatha Vijayakanth after returning to Chennai.

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