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Katrina Kaif and Vijay Sethupathi to star in thriller “Merry Christmas” from director Sriram Raghavan

MUMBAI: Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif and southern star Vijay Sethupathi are set to appear together for the first time in filmmaker Sriram Raghavan’s upcoming film “Merry Christmas”.

Tips Industries, which will be supporting the film in conjunction with Matchbox Pictures, shared the news on social media.

“Winter Thrills + Festive Thrills = #MerryChristmas Winter 2022 promises to be an exciting experience with the next #SriramRaghavan. #KatrinaKaif and @VijaySethuOffl will come together in this film produced by @RameshTaurani and #SanjayRoutray, ”the banner tweeted.

Along with the tweet, the production house posted a group photo of the two actors, Raghavan, producer Ramesh Taurani and Sanjay Routray.

Kaif, who tied the knot with actress Vicky Kaushal earlier this month, also shared the news and expressed his enthusiasm for working with Raghavan, best known for hits such as “Ek Haisna Thi “,” Badlapur “,” Andhadhun “.

“New Beginnings. Back on set with director #sriramraghavan for Merry Christmas! I’ve always wanted to work with Sriram Sir, he’s a master at storytelling starring thrillers and it’s an honor to be led by him, ”the 38-year-old actor wrote on Instagram.

Kaif said she was also thrilled to be teaming up for the first time with Sethupathi, the star of critical hits like “Sundarapandian”, “Pizza”, “Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom”, “Vikram Vedha” and “Super Deluxe”.

“Super excited to team up with Vijay Sethupathi for this one produced by @rameshtaurani,” she added.

The film premiered this week, with the first show being largely shot in Mumbai.

‘Merry Christmas’ hits theaters on December 23, 2022.