Maheswara Rao Nadella | Published On: Jan, 9, 2024 | 10:55 AM
Thalapathy Vijay‘s Leo, directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj, stormed the theatres on October 19th, 2023, marking a phenomenal success and becoming a standout hit of the year.
At a recent college event, when asked about the prospect of Leo’s sequel, director Lokesh Kanagaraj hinted at his current commitments, including projects like Thalaivar171 and Kaithi 2. However, the latest social media update from the film’s makers sparked curiosity among fans, hinting at a potential sequel.
Expressing gratitude to the Jammu and Kashmir Government via their X (formerly Twitter) handle, the Leo team conveyed heartfelt appreciation for the support received during the film’s shoot in the region. Their message, particularly the phrase “Kashmir will always be a part of our plans,” triggered fan speculation about a probable Leo 2. Fans eagerly responded, urging for a sequel soon.
We would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude to Government of J&K, Lt Governor Mr Manoj Sinha, Information Deptt, Tourism and all Security Agencies for cooperating for our film *LEO* in Kashmir. #Kashmir will always remain as a part of our future plans. Kudos to everyone who…
— Seven Screen Studio (@7screenstudio) January 8, 2024
Leo, the second collaboration between Lokesh Kanagaraj and Thalapathy Vijay after their success with Master, boasts an ensemble cast including Trisha Krishnan, Arjun Sarja, Sanjay Dutt, Gautam Vasudev Menon, Mysskin, and others in pivotal roles.
The film proudly stands as the third instalment in the esteemed Lokesh Cinematic Universe (LCU), following Vikram with Kamal Haasan and Kaithi featuring Karthi. LCU also features eminent stars such as Suriya, Fahadh Faasil, Vijay Sethupathi, and Arjun Das, among others.
Seven Screen Studio bankrolled Leo, with Anirudh Ravichander composing the music. Cinematography by Manoj Paramahamsa and editing by Philomin Raj added finesse to the film.