Dhanush has said that Raghuvaran character from Velai Illa Pattathari is very close to his heart. He has been promoting the film with Kajol and Soundarya Rajinikanth in Hyderabad and New Delhi for the past few days.
“Raghuvaran is a character, which is very close to my heart and one of my best as well. I didn’t want to let go of him. Hence, we decided to do a sequel. We have a strong storyline and I am sure people will like it too,” said Dhanush.
Produced by Wunderbar Films and V Creations, VIP 2 has Amala Paul playing the lead heroine. Vivek, Samuthirakani and Saranya Ponvanna are part of the supporting cast in the film, which has music composed by Sean Roldan.