Having starred in films like 'Nedunchaalai' and 'Azhagu Kutty Chellam', Ken Karunas has already started shooting for the project.

Actor Karunass son lands a crucial role in Dhanushs Asuran
Flix Kollywood Friday, February 01, 2019 - 14:58

Dhanush and Vetrimaaran have teamed up for the fourth time in upcoming Tamil thriller Asuran –  which is based on Tamil novel, 'Vekkai', and is said to be a revenge drama that traces the fight of an oppressed community against those oppressing them.

The novel has been written by Poomani. The project, which also stars Manju Warrier as the female lead, has gone on the floors and the makers are planning to wrap up shoot in one long schedule. The film, which has music by GV Prakash, is being bankrolled by Kalaipuli Thanu under the banner of V Creations.

The latest update is that actor Karunas’s son Ken Karunas has been roped in for a crucial role in the film. Having starred in films like Nedunchaalai and Azhagu Kutty Chellam, Ken has already started shooting for the project.

The rest of the cast and crew are yet to be revealed. Last seen playing a local ruffian in Maari 2, Dhanush will be seen playing a daily wage labourer in Asuran, and he will be seen in a fierce avatar.

The film’s title and first look poster were released last month. Dhanush’s last outing with Vetrimaaran was the critically-acclaimed Vada Chennai, which released last year. The second part in the franchise is slated for release next year.

It is after wrapping up Asuran will Dhanush go ahead complete the pending work on the second part of Vada Chennai, in which he plays an accidental gangster.

Last year, Dhanush commenced work on his second directorial project, which also stars Akkineni Nagarjuna, Anu Emanuel, Aditi Rao Hydari and Srikanth in crucial roles. Reports have emerged from sources close to Nagarjuna that the project has been dropped.

The project, which was to be simultaneously shot in Telugu, is being bankrolled by Sri Thenandal Studios who are yet to officially react to the rumors doing the rounds. It is said that the makers are in deep financial crisis and have currently put the project on the back burner and are currently looking to come out of the situation by signing a big ticket project.

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