Vetrimaaran’s ambitious project, “Vada Chennai,” seems to be on the back-burner once again. The shooting of the movie was supposed to begin in September 2016 but according to recent reports, the film’s hero Dhanush is going to start his other project with Karthik Subbaraj around the same time, thereby paving way for the rumours of the Tamil movie being delayed again.
A few days ago, Dhanush had announced on his Twitter account that he was collaborating with Karthik Subbaraj on a project that kick starts in September. He had posted, “Glad to announce that I’m doing my new film with the very talented Karthick subburaj. Shoot in September. God bless. [sic]”
Vetrimaaran’s “Vada Chennai,” said to be based on the gang wars of North Chennai, was initially supposed to begin in 2009 with Karthi. A change in the plans resulted in Silambarasan aka Simbu being brought on board to play the lead role along with Rana Daggubati, Divya Spandana aka Ramya and Andrea Jeremiah.
The project failed to take off on time and the lead actors were forced to opt out of the project. Finally, Dhanush was signed and it was revealed that the film would begin in September 2016. Now the shooting has apparently been pushed again.
Dhanush has signed a couple of movies in succession, which will keep him busy for the next one year. The “Kolaveri Di” hitmaker has completed dubbing for his portions in Prabhu Solomon’s “Thodari” and wrapped up the shooting of Durai Senthilkumar’s “Kodi.” He is currently busy with the shooting of Gautham Menon’s “Yennai Nokki Paayum Thotta.”
He has also signed the Hollywood movie, “The Fakir.” As a result, it is now believed that “Vada Chennai” will be delayed further.