Maheswara Rao Nadella | Published On: Oct, 12, 2023 | 01:53 PM
The anticipation surrounding “Leo” is undeniable, and there’s a compelling reason behind this inimitable hype. Fans are eagerly awaiting the opportunity to immerse themselves in the masterfully crafted cinematic universe of director Lokesh Kanagaraj once more. As always, he is backed by the exceptional talents of the actors who bring his films to life. Even more thrilling is the notion that “Leo” is rumoured to be a part of the Lokesh Cinematic Universe (LCU). However, the true excitement lies in the reunion of one of Tamil cinema’s most beloved onscreen couples after a hiatus of 15 years.
Thalapathy Vijay and Trisha Reunite After 15 Years With “Leo,” Thalapathy Vijay and Trisha are coming together on the silver screen after more than a decade. Even during their time apart, fans consistently inquired about their next collaboration, a fact revealed by Trisha herself. The level of adoration that movie enthusiasts hold for this iconic pairing is remarkable. The good news is that, from now on, fans won’t need to revisit “Ghilli” or scour YouTube to witness the enchanting chemistry between Trisha and Vijay.
Trisha’s Affection for Thalapathy Vijay Trisha has openly expressed her fondness for Thalapathy Vijay on multiple occasions. In a conversation with IndiaGlitz, the actress stated, “Vijay is amazing. I have done four films with him. To be very honest, when we started ‘Ghilli,’ I didn’t have much of a rapport with him, as everybody knows Vijay is a very quiet person. He is very reserved. But thanks to my ‘Ghilli’ team, we became very good friends. Vijay is someone who is always very special to me because he is the co-star with whom I have delivered the biggest hits.”
It has been 19 years since Trisha and Vijay’s first collaboration, the immensely popular “Ghilli.” Expanding on her equation with Vijay, Trisha added, “He is a very kind, gracious person. I have never seen him lose his cool. He is so professional on set. He does his work and completes his tasks to perfection. He is someone that you always look back on and say, ‘That one person I will always be fond of.’ He is one of them.”
Thalapathy Vijay and Trisha’s Previous Collaborations There’s no denying that Vijay and Trisha are celebrated as one of the finest onscreen couples in Tamil cinema. Their chemistry has been adored ever since their first and most beloved film, Dharani’s “Ghilli.” From “Ghilli” in 2004 to “Kuruvi” in 2008, Vijay and Trisha’s onscreen chemistry is remembered not only through their films but also through the iconic songs they have performed together.
From the soothing melody “Thaen Thaen Thaen” to the groovy chart-toppers like “Appadi Podu” and “Palaanadhu Palaanadhu,” Trisha and Vijay have left an indelible mark on Tamil cinema with their memorable songs. After “Ghilli,” the very next year, they reunited in another blockbuster, “Thirupaachi,” solidifying their status as a successful onscreen pair. Subsequently, the “Leo” stars collaborated in “Aathi” and “Kuruvi” in 2006 and 2008, respectively.
The outcome of their fifth collaboration in “Leo” remains to be seen. Regardless of the fate of the film, one thing is certain – audiences will have the pleasure of witnessing an onscreen pairing that they have cherished for years as Thalapathy Vijay and Trisha reunite, and that too after a gap of 15 years.