He denied all the rumors and clarified that the director A.L.Vijay never approached him offering a role in Thalaivaa.
Vijay Yesudas tweeted, "Never has A.L.Vijay Sir approached me, or have we ever even spoken about the project for me to be involved. All reports everywhere are false. Anyways just wanted to get it out-For the last time, I'm not acting as Villain in the A.L.Vijay directed-Vijay Starrer 'Thalaiva'- Tht's All."
Vijay is playing the main lead in Thalaivaa and Amala Paul is playing the female lead. Santhanam, Rajiv Pillai are playing the supporting roles and G.V.Prakash is composing tunes. Chandra Prakash Jain, C.P. Sunil, C.P. Dinesh are producing this flick under Sri Mishri Productions.