Viral: When Lokesh Kanagaraj thanks his Leo! Here's the birthday picture of the director with Thalapathy Vijay!

(This article is authored by Alar)

Celebrations are in order as director Lokesh Kanagaraj rings his birthday today March 14th  in the picturesque location of Kashmir where the shooting of his upcoming film 'Leo' is currently underway. The film features an ensemble cast comprising Thalapathy Vijay, Trisha Krishnan, Sanjay Dutt, Arjun Sarja, Priya Anand, and others.

To mark the occasion, pictures of Lokesh with the talented actress Trisha and Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt went viral on social media, garnering a lot of attention from fans. Taking to Twitter to express his gratitude, Lokesh Kanagaraj thanked his 'Master' and 'Leo' actor Vijay and wrote, "Thanx a lot @actorvijay na for everything". The bond between the two goes way back, with Vijay starring in Lokesh's directorial for the second time after Master in 2021.

Lokesh Kanagaraj also took the time to express his gratitude to his fans, penning a sincere message to thank them for their support and well wishes on his birthday. He wrote, "Thank You wouldn’t be suffice, still a billion Thanx for all the hearty wishes and all the Mashups, Video edits, Fan pages. It makes me more responsible and I would put my heart and soul in entertaining people. Thank you all, Lots of Love".

Talking about 'Leo', the film is being produced by Lalit Kumar and Jagadish Palaniswamy and is set to be an action-packed entertainer. The music for the film is being composed by Anirudh Ravichander, with Manoj Paramahamsa handling the camera work, Philomin Raj in charge of editing, and Anbariv choreographing the stunts. In a recent interview, Arjun Sarja, who is also part of the film's cast, promised a fresh and unique role that will justify his title of 'Action King'.

Production on "Leo" began on January 2, and the makers have been keeping the audiences at the forefront of their attention ever since by releasing new and exciting information at regular intervals. The film has been slated for a pan-Indian release on October 19th, 2023, and fans are eagerly waiting to see what Lokesh Kanagaraj has on hold for the sensational film in his series from his own cinematic universe.