After making his directorial debut with Power Paandi and being part of VIP 2, the sequel to Velaiilla Pattadhari 2., Dhanush is set to start shooting for Maari, another seuqel to this 2015 movie, Maari. Earlier in the day fans were told that the leading lady would revealed this evening. As promised, the filmmakers have now revealed the name – Sai Pallavi. Yes, she will be part of Maari 2. All set to go Thara mass! We can’t wait. While her pairing with Dhanush has excited us, it’s her presence in the movie that has us most thrilled. The actress, although new has made a mark in the industry already owing to her natural flair for acting. She went on to became an overnight star with her debut in Malayalm cinema – Premam. Her recent debut in Telugu – Fidaa opposite Varun tej also fetched her huge praise. So having her on board will surely make this project something to look forward to. Also Read: Dhanush’s Maari 2 to have Godha star Tovino Thomas as the main antagonist
Only last week, it was announced that Tovino Thomas would play the leading antagonist. This Malayalam is one among the popular faces in the industry. He made his debut in 2012 and seven years later, he has gone on to become a bankable star. As for Dhanush, he will return as the don with a gaudy sense of style and a silliness about him . In fact, in an interview with BT, Dhanush had revealed that his role in Maari was one of his favourites – “My favourite is a Tamil film, Maari, that I did a cou ple of years ago. “I played a notorious don, who beats up everybody and bosses them around. However, there was certain silliness and playfullness about him. We all have some notions about gangsters, but this film broke all such stereotypes. I wore shirts with flower pat terns and John Lennon sun glasses.” Maari fared phenomenally at the box office depsite its negative reviews.
While he begins shooting for this alreayd exciting project, we can’t wait to catch a glimpse of his first Hollywood movie – The Extraordinary Journey of a Fakir or a first look from his next film – Vada Chennai.
So, what do you think of the new pair? Yay or Nay?