Vijay 61 has raised expectations even before shooting has started. Buzz is that Sathyaraj who did Raja Rani with Atlee and Kovai Sarala have joined the cast. Joining them are S J Suryah, Sathyan and Vadivelu. The three lead heroines are Jyothika, Samantha and Kajal Aggarwal.

In addition to the stellar cast, Vijay 61 also boasts of a superb technical team. Atlee is directing the flick, while A R Rahman will score the music. Antony Ruben will handle editing, GK Vishnu will crank the camera and the art direction is by Muthuraj.

Shooting will start on February 2 and major portions will be shot abroad.