In Maari (2015), Dhanush played a dhoti-clad, moustache twirling local rowdy opposite Kajal Aggarwal.
Sai Pallavi to star opposite Dhanush in Tamil film Maari 2
Chennai - 29 Sep 2017 13:00 IST
Actress Sai Pallavi has been roped in as the leading lady of upcoming Tamil action-comedy Maari 2 opposite Dhanush, its director Balaji Mohan announced on Thursday, 28 September.
"The vibrant Sai Pallavi is the heroine of Maari 2. It's a character that's right at the heart of the film," Balaji tweeted.
The project marks Balaji's second collaboration with Dhanush after Maari (2015).
In Maari, Dhanush played a dhoti-clad, moustache twirling local rowdy opposite Kajal Aggarwal.
Actors Robo Shankar and Vinod, who played Dhanush's sidekicks in the first part, will be part of Maari 2 too. The film is slated to go on the floors from October.
Malayalam actor Tovino Thomas has been signed to play the antagonist.
On signing the project, he told IANS: "After Tharangam and Maradona, this will be my third collaboration with Dhanush. I'm really excited to be part of the project. I'm looking forward to start working on this project."