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Actor-producer Vishal begins work on his next film, Ayogya

The actor tweeted that the film, directed by first-timer Venkat Mohan, touches upon a social cause that is close to his heart.

Manigandan KR

Actor-producer Vishal today began work on his next film, which has been titled Ayogya, or Unfit.

The film is being directed by newcomer Venkat Mohan and produced by B Madhu for the banner Light House Movie Makers.

Shooting began with the ritual pooja attended by the cast and crew of the film as well as celebrities from the Tamil film industry, including producers GK Reddy, Kalaipuli S Dhanu and Ravi Prasad and directors KS Ravikumar, AR Murugadoss and Lingusamy.

Raashi Khanna plays the female lead in the film, which also features actors R Parthiban, K S Ravikumar, Sachu and Vamsi in important roles.

Sam CS is to score the music for the film which will be shot by R Karthik. SS Moorthy, who designed the sets for India's first space film Tik Tik Tik, will be the art director of this film. Reuban will be the editor. 

A source said the first leg of the shooting will be held in ECR in Chennai. Already a huge set has been erected for the purpose. The film's release is being planned for Pongal next year.

Vishal took to Twitter to announce the project, saying "Here we go. Started my next film No 26 Ayogya. This one is close to my heart for the social cause it touches upon."