National award-winning filmmaker Vetrimaaran's highly anticipated film, Vada Chennai, featuring Dhanush and Samantha, will go on the floors later this month and the first shot will be canned in a jail set. The film, which will track 30 years in the life of a gangster, will be filmed in two parts over a course of a year.
Tipped to be the most ambitious project in the career of Vetrimaaran, most popular for helming Aadukalam and Visaaranai, the film will mark the filmmaker's third time collaboration with Dhanush after Pollathavan. The film will be shot in the most realistic manner featuring raw and hard-hitting action and rather than just focusing on the lifestyle of a gangster, it will also focus on their emotional side.
Dhanush has set aside 200 days to on the project, which will also feature Daniel Balaji and Pasupathy among others.For the first time in his career, Dhanush will be essaying dual roles in this film.
Vada Chennaiā will be produced by Dhanush under his home banner Wunderbar Films.