A wild rumor had Tamil film fans going absolutely crazy. The news spread that Ilaya Thalapathy Vijay would be making a special guest appearance in Mankatha. Fans have often longed to see Thala and Thalapathy together on the big screen. When this news came out, it was felt that the producers had pulled off a brilliant casting coup.
Howwver, it turns out that there is no truth to these rumors. Producer, Dhayanidhi Alagiri has clarified that Vijay will not be seen in Mankatha and he said that the rumors should be ignored. Vijay Vasanth will be doing a small role in the film, and this started the rumors.