Ilayathalapathy Vijay has left for a family vacation abroad but the work on his upcoming film is progressing very fast. Director Atlee is working day and night to complete the pre-production work so that he could start the shooting soon after the star’s return.

Sources say that two grand sets are being erected in Chennai where the team will be shooting for 40 days. Sources say that soon after wrapping up the 40-day schedule here, Vijay and team will be flying over to China for the next schedule. Produced by Kalaipuli S Dhanu, the film stars Samantha and Amy Jackson as Vijay’s heroines.