Updated May 31st, 2024 at 09:40 IST

Maharaja Trailer: Vijay Sethupathi Steals The Show With His Ruthless Avatar

In the 1 minute and 42-second trailer, Vijay Sethupathi’s character, Maharaja, is depicted as an ordinary barber who runs a salon in KK Nagar.

Vijay Sethupathi in Maharaja | Image:YouTube screengrab
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Vijay Sethupathi is all set to thrill his fans with his 50th film, Maharaja, whose official trailer was released online on Thursday. The trailer has generated excitement among fans, showcasing Vijay in the role of an intriguing barber searching for his lost Lakshmi.

Vijay Sethupathi turns ruthless in Maharaja trailer

In the 1 minute and 42-second trailer, Vijay Sethupathi’s character, Maharaja, is depicted as an ordinary barber who runs a salon in KK Nagar. The plot thickens when someone steals Lakshmi from his house, prompting him to approach the police to file an FIR. The mystery of Lakshmi’s identity adds a comedic element, as it’s revealed to be neither a person nor valuables like money or gold.

As the trailer progresses, a police officer asks Vijay to describe Lakshmi, leading to confusion about whether it is a girl, money, or some document. Maharaja's attempts to explain what Lakshmi is, through amusing gestures, leave viewers in splits. He even warns the police to find his Lakshmi, hinting at further twists to be revealed in the film. The climax of the trailer introduces the villain, played by Anurag Kashyap, hinting at an epic showdown.

A still from Maharaja | Image: X

 

What more do we know about Maharaja?

Directed by Nithilan Swaminathan, Maharaja features a stellar cast including Mamta Mohandas, Natty (Natraj), Bharathiraja, Abhirami, Singampuli, Aruldoss, Munishkanth, Vinoth Sagar, Boys Manikandan, Kalki, and Sachana Namidass. The film is set for release in 2024, with the exact date yet to be announced.

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Published May 31st, 2024 at 09:40 IST