Aashirvad Cinemas to release Dhanush’s VIP 2 in over 200 screens in Kerala
One of the most anticipated Tamil movies of the year, VIP 2 is all set to hit screens this Friday (August 11). This Dhanush starrer is the sequel for his 2014 superhit movie Velai Illa Pattadhari aka VIP. The movie is directed by Dhanush’s sister-in-law and filmmaker Soundarya Rajinikanth.
We had earlier told you about Mohanlal’s Aashirvad Cinemas acquiring the distribution rights of VIP 2 in Kerala. Dhanush, director Soundarya Rajinikanth and Amala Paul were in Oberon Mall, Kochi last day for the movie’s promotions. During the event it was announced that Aashirvad Cinemas will be releasing the movie in over 200 screens all over Kerala.
Dhanush enjoys great popularity in Kerala and the first part VIP was a massive success in the state. So it is indeed a great decision by the makers to release the movie in such large number of screens. A good opening is garaunteed in the Kerala box office.
Bollywood actress Kajol is making a comeback to Kollywood after a long gap of nearly two decades with VIP 2. She is playing the role of Vasundhara Parameshwar, a rich and influential industrialist who is pitted against Dhanush’s Raghuvaran. Amala Paul plays Dhanush’s pair and she is reprising her character, Shalini from the first part. Samuthirakani, Vivek, Cell Murugan and Hrishikesh are also part of the cast.
Dhanush himself has written the story and dialogues for VIP 2. Sean Rolden has replaced Anirudh to handle the music department. Malayali cinematographer turned filmmaker Sameer Thahir is the DOP and Sathyaraj Natarajan is in charge of editing. The movie is bankrolled by Kalaippuli S Thanu’s V Creations.