Be it Mysskin’s performance in Nandalala or director Cheran making a transition from directing to acting, in K town a director stepping in front of the camera, rather than staying behind it, is something audiences have gradually started to accept over the years. Apart from them , even director Ameer took a big leap in his career as a director turned actor with Yogi.
Following, up on this trend, is none other than director Vasanth, who is comfortable facing the camera. Post his last film Moondru Per Moondru Kadhal, which sunk at the box office without a trace, he hopes to make the desired impact midst fans, as he is cast in a role for the Gautham Karthik feature – Vai Raja Vai (VRV).
It is also Aishwarya Dhanush’s follow up venture to 3, wherein she cast Dhanush and Shruti Haasan as the leading pair. However, in VRV, Gautham Karthik and Priya Anand are cast as the leading pair. Its shoots which started off yesterday, featured Vasanth in a scene where he is cast as Gautham’s Karthik’s father.
Funded by AGS Entertainment, noted composer Yuvan Shankar Raja has set the tunes for Vai Raja Vai. With cinematographer Velraj behind the lens, Madhan Karky has penned the lyrics for this album. Apart from its leading cast, supporting roles are also expected from Vivek and Sri Ranjani.