The life of Sri Lankan cricket legend Muttiah Muralitharan is on the mini screen. Muralitharan role will be played by Tamil superstar Vijay Sethupathi. Directed by MS Sreepathy, the film is being produced by Movie Train Motion Pictures and Dar Motion Pictures.
Earlier, it was reported that the film will be titled ‘800’. Muralitharan is the only bowler to take 800 wickets in Tests. That is why the film is named ‘800’. Meanwhile, the shooting of the film is expected to start soon. Vijay Sethupathi will be coached by Muttiah Muralitharan for the film. Meanwhile, Vijay Sethupathi said, “I am happy to be able to bring a legendary star to the mini screen.” Acting as Muttiah Muralitharan is a challenge, but I am happy to know that he is working with the film, ”said Vijay Sethupathi.The film is being shot in India, Sri Lanka and England.