Arun Vijay has chosen a crime thriller once again! The star's last two outings in Tamil, Kuttram 23 and Thadam, belonged to the same genre and did well at the box office. Following this, he has decided to opt for the same genre.
GNR Kumaravelan will be wielding the megaphone for this venture. In this film, which has not been titled, Arun Vijay will be playing a cop. The groundwork for it is on and the shooting will commence soon. More details about the star cast will be revealed in a few weeks, say sources.
Arun Vijay's last outing at the box office was the trilingual Prabhas starrer Saaho which was released in Hindi, Telugu and Tamil. Saaho, directed by Sujeeth, was bankrolled by V Vamshi Krishna Reddy and Pramod Uppalapati under the banner UV Creations on a budget of Rs 300 crores.
The actor also has a slew of films in the making. He has director Karthick Naren's Mafia which is tipped to be a gangster drama. The film features Prasanna in the role of an antagonist while Priya Bhavani Shankar has been roped in to play the leading lady.
He has just wrapped up the shooting of Agni Siragugal directed by Naveen, which also stars Vijay Antony. Produced by T Siva under his banner Amma Creations, Shalini Pandey will play the heroine with Nasser and Prakash Raj in supporting roles.
He also has a film called Boxer which will see him in an action-packed role. Arun Vijay will undergo special training in Mixed Martial Arts at the Lienphong Martial Center in Vietnam for this film, we hear.
GNR Kumaravelanâ€™s last release was Wagah which had Vikram Prabhu and Ranya Rao in the lead roles. D Imman composed the soundtrack for this film with SR Sathish Kumar handling the camera and Raja Mohammad doing the edits.
The directorâ€™s Haridas, featuring Kishore and Sneha, was critically acclaimed. Prithviraj Das, Soori, Pradeep Rawat and Yugi Sethu played pivotal roles in the film. Haridas was screened at 11th Chennai International Film Festival where it won two awards - Second Best Film and Special Jury Award for Individual Excellence to Prithviraj Das.
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