|Starring||Vijay, Keerthy Suresh, Varalaxmi Sarathkumar, Yogi Babu, Radha Ravi|
|Music By||A R Rahman|
|Singers||A R Rahman, Sid Sriram, Mohit Chauhan, Jonita Gandhi, Srinidhi Venkatesh, Bamba Bakya, Aparna Narayanan, Vipin Aneja, Nakul Abhyankar, Blaaze|
Sarkar is a 2018 Indian Tamil language political action film starring Vijay, Keerthy Suresh, Varalaxmi Sarathkumar, Yogi Babu and Radha Ravi. The film is directed by AR Murugadoss, co-written by B.Jeyamohan with music composed by A.R. Rahman, cinematography by Girish Gangadharan, edited by A. Sreekar Prasad and produced by Kalanithi Maran under the Sun Pictures banner.
The film began production in January 2018, and is scheduled to be released on 6 November 2018, coinciding with Diwali.
Following the successful ventures, Thuppakki and Kaththi, AR Murugadoss has confirmed to be the director of the 62nd film of actor Vijay. The project, tentatively titled Vijay's 62, was slated to enter production once Vijay completes Mersal and A R Murugadoss completes Spyder.
Production was to begin in January 2018, with a planned Diwali-2018 release. Girish Gangadharan of Kali, Angamaly Diaries and Solo fame is reported to be the cinematographer.
In mid-November 2017, it was reported that actor Yogi Babu is in talks to play a role in the film and actress Nayanthara is in talks to be the female lead, also A. R. Rahman is also said to be in talks to compose the music of the film. A. Sreekar Prasad who has previously edited Thuppakki and Kaththi has been confirmed as the film's editor.
In early-December 2017, T. Santhanam has been roped in as the art director of the film, and following this, it was made official that Sun Pictures is producing the film. Before the title was revealed on 21 June 2018, it was referred to by the media as Thalapathy 62, as it is the 62nd film starring Vijay. Keerthy Suresh was later signed to play the female lead role and Varalaxmi Sarathkumar was also confirmed, playing a pivotal role. B. Jeyamohan was recruited as writer, and shooting began in January 2018. The team have successfully completed the first and second schedules of the shoot, and were set to begin their third schedule in the US in early August 1st week.
Yesteryear heroine Thulasi is playing the role of Vijay's mother in the movie. Shooting was wrapped up on September 5th, dubbing and post production works are in progress.