Earlier last year, music composer turned actor Vijay Antony, said that he had finished writing the story and screenplay for ‘Pichaikkaran 2’ during the Coronavirus lockdown and even announced the film on his birthday with a poster. The much-awaited sequel to the 2016 film is finally set to begin and the film began with an official pooja today.
While the film was earlier announced to be directed by National Award-winning director Priya Krishnaswamy, it was later Ananda Krishnan has been roped in as a replacement after the former had opted out of the project. It is to be noted that Vijay Antony-starrer ‘Pichaikkaran’, which was directed by Sasi, was one of the highest-grossing movies of 2016 in Tamil cinema.
Meanwhile, Ananda Krishnan has already worked on ‘Kodiyil Oruvan’ with Vijay Antony, and the film is ano set to release on September 17.