Lokesh Kanagaraj responds to the mixed reviews of Leo. The young and talented director was away from the media and limelight since the release of the film. Recently, he spoke to a media person and responded to the mixed reviews of Leo.

Vijay’s Leo, which was released on October 19th was opened to mixed response, but it is going very well about its box office. However, some audiences and fans did not like the forced LCU connection and the plethora of action scenes in the second half.

Especially the flashback portion of the film was criticized and many felt that it was not in the range of the previous works of the Vikram director. As Lokesh Kanagaraj responds to the mixed reviews of Leo, he said he was happy that the film is receiving well. Lokesh stated he was out of the network coverage area, and will wait for 4,5 days more and then see what the audiences are saying about the film.

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As per the remarks of Lokesh, he will analyze those comments and will take them before going to the next film. Lokesh also informed that his next film with Superstar Rajinikanth, Thalaivar 171, will kick off from March/April 2024.

Lokesh Kanagaraj reveals Thalaivar171 filming dates

Lokesh Kanagaraj also revealed that his next project, Thalaivar171, which features Rajinikanth in the lead role, will go on floors by March or April next year. The film has Anirudh as its music composer, and stunt duo Anbariv has been roped in for the action sequences. 

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More about Leo

Leo marks the second collaboration between Thalapathy Vijay and Lokesh Kanagaraj after the 2021 action film Master. The action thriller film is officially a part of the Lokesh Cinematic Universe, or the LCU for short, enhancing the curiosity that fans already had regarding the LCU. The film, although well received by the audience, received criticisms for the second half of the film, with fans also complaining about the flashback scene in the film. The general consensus among fans was that the antagonist characters could have been established in a better way.

Leo was bankrolled by SS Lalit Kumar and Jagadish Palanisamy under the banner of Seven Screen Studio. The music for the film was composed by Anirudh Ravichander while the cinematography department was handled by Manoj Paramahamsa.