Award-winning director Vetrimaran has produced films under his banner Grass Root Films that have also won several film awards. The ace filmmaker is now all set to produce a film with actor Roshan in the lead. Roshan had appeared on Genius, a film that was produced by Roshan and directed by Suseenthiran.
Vetrimaran’s production will be directed by debutant Karthik. The shooting of this film is scheduled to begin soon with plans on to complete it within two months. The film, which has not been titled yet, will be out in theatres by October this year, we hear.
Meanwhile, Vetrimaran is busy with his own directorial Asuran, starring Dhanush in the lead. The technical crew of Asuran includes GV Prakash Kumar for music, Velraj for cinematography and Vivek Harshan for editing.
The film is being bankrolled by Kalaipuli S Dhanu under his banner V Creations. The star cast also has Balaji Shaktivel. Asuran is reportedly adapted from novel called 'Vekkai' by writer Poomani. Though the project was announced several months ago, the shooting began on the Republic Day, January 26, this year and is progressing at a brisk pace.
Also, Asuran will mark the debut of the Malayalam actor Manju Warrier in Tamil. She will be seen in a pivotal role in the film. Besides, Manju Warrier, the star cast of this film also includes veteran actor Pasupathi. Dhanush and Pasupathi had shared the screen space in Sullan in the year 2004 and they are teaming up for a movie after 15 years now.
The commencement of the Dhanush starrer Asuran has the movie buffs excited for various reasons. The first and foremost reason being Dhanush and director Vettrimaran teaming after the success of Vada Chennai. For Aadukalam they both earned the National Award for best actor and best director respectively.
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