The sequel to Dhanush’s 2014 blockbuster Velai Illa Pattathari or VIP 2 which hit the screens on Friday has had a decent opening.
Directed by Soundarya Rajinikanth, the film marks the comeback of Kajol to Kollywood after two decades. Last seen in the Arvind Swami starrer Minsara Kanavu, she plays a suave, conniving businesswoman in the film.
Amid high expectations, the film has opened to mixed reviews for having a stereotypical storyline.Despite mixed reviews, the second installment in the VIP franchise has gone on to rake in the moolah. The film has manage to make Rs 4.25 crore on its opening day and is said to have 80 per cent occupancy in theatres.
Recently, during the promotion of VIP 2, Dhanush revealed that the VIP franchise will have 4 parts and that VIP 3 is on the cards. But it wouldn't be in the coming days. If everything goes as per plans, the team is likely to shoot next year (2018) end, and release it in 2019.
Confirming the same, in an interview to Indiaglitz, Director Soundarya Rajinikanth said, "We are already thinking of part 3. I am sure Dhanush has it in his mind. He has kind of mentioned it also earlier. This franchise, the VIP world has the potential to go on and on and on..."
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