Leo, the upcoming action thriller starring Thalapathy Vijay and Trisha Krishnan, is one of the most anticipated Tamil films of the year. Directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj, the film is set to release on October 19 in five languages across the world. Here are some of the latest updates on Leo that you need to know:
- Leo has completed its censor formalities and has been given a U/A certificate by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC). The film’s runtime is said to be around 2 hours and 45 minutes1.
- The film’s overseas content has been delivered to the distributors and the advance bookings will commence from September 27 in the US2. Leo is expected to have a massive release in international markets, especially in the UK, where Vijay has a huge fan base3.
- The film’s trailer is likely to be released on September 30, along with the audio launch event at Nehru Indoor Stadium in Chennai4. The second single from the film, titled ‘Badass’, will be out on September 28. The song is composed by Anirudh Ravichander and sung by him as well5.
- The film’s posters and visuals have been displayed at New York’s Times Square Tower, following the trend set by Jailer and Jawan, two other big-budget Tamil films releasing this month. Leo is also expected to have a record-breaking release in Tamil Nadu, as there are no other major Tamil films clashing with it.
Leo is a part of Lokesh Kanagaraj’s cinematic universe, which includes his previous films Kaithi and Vikram. The film also features Sanjay Dutt, Arjun Sarja, Gautham Menon, Mysskin, Priya Anand, Mansoor Ali Khan and Babu Antony in supporting roles. The film’s story revolves around a secret agent named Leo (Vijay) who is on a mission to stop a terrorist group led by Trisha. The film promises to be a high-octane action entertainer with stylish visuals and thrilling sequences.