I'm playing myself in Jayaram's Marconi Mathai: Vijay Sethupathi
The actor is currently in the middle of shooting his portions in Kerala, at the film's Ernakulam set
Vijay Sethupathi recently joined the sets of the Jayaram's new film, Marconi Mathai, which marks the former's debut in the Malayalam industry. The actor is currently in the middle of shooting his portions in Kerala, at the film's Ernakulam set.
In an interaction with the media on Vishu (Monday), Vijay said he was delighted to be working with an actor of Jayaram's stature. "No matter how many youngsters come and go, your first lessons always come from your seniors. They deserve our respect and time, even if there is a date issue. I have seen some of Jayaram sir's films and, naturally, I wanted to meet him in person."
In an earlier conversation with Cinema Express, the film's director Sanil Kalathi had told us that Jayaram plays a "man who loves everyone without expecting anything in return and when he encounters a problem, the entire world will come to his aid."
"I always believe that there are two things that can bind the world -- art and love. These two can break all barriers," continued Vijay. "Mathai (Jayaram) is a pure and soulful character, someone we all would like to meet." On his character in the film, the actor called it a "guest appearance. I'm playing myself in Marconi Mathai, and I'm getting the same amount of love on set that Mathai gives everyone. I'm enjoying this experience."