Mathi, who is producing Arun Vijay’s Boxer, will be playing the antagonist in the film! This is his second film – he has already started shooting for choreographer Bobby Antony’s debut directorial. He trained in his home during the lockdown to get in shape, and also took acting classes online. Boxer’s director Vivek roped him in when he walked in during a photoshoot. The team was in talks with Anurag Kashyap earlier to play this character.