Dhanush will play the lead role in 'Velai Illa Pattadhari 2' the sequel to his 2014 blockbuster which was also his 25th film as an actor. The multi-talented star has written the story and dialogues for the film while Soundarya Rajinikanth will be directing the film apart from penning the screenplay.
The film will mark the reentry of Bollywood queen Kajol after two decades. The 'Minsara Kanavu' actress will be playing an important role in the film.
Amala Paul, Samuthirakani. Saranya, Hrishikesh and others from the first part have been retained for their respective roles. Saranya’s pivotal character in ‘VIP’ dies as per the story but the sequel's director Soundarya has clarified that Saranya will always be a part of ‘VIP’ and fans have to wait and watch how her character shapes.
Sean Roldon will be taking care of musical score for 'VIP 2'. Sameer Thahir will work as the cinematographer. Sathyaraj will handle the Editing. Sathish Kumar will head the Art direction department. Poornima is the Costume designer. Anal Arasu will design the stunt sequences.
'VIP 2' is being produced as a Tamil-Telugu bilingual by V Creations banner of Kalaipuli.S.Thanu in association with Dhanush's Wunderbar Films banner.
The shooting commenced in late December 2016. then.