The wait is finally over! Vijay Antony has finally announced the sequel to his blockbuster Pichaikkaran. The announcement of Pichaikkaran 2 was made on the occasion of his birthday. Taking to Twitter, along with the announcement, Vijay Antony shared the first look of Pichaikkaran’s sequel.
The first installment of Pichaikkaran released way back in 2016 and it turned out to be a massive hit. While announcing the film, Vijay Antony has revealed that the sequel will be produced by his own production house Vijay Antony Pictures Pvt Limited and presented by his wife Fatima Vijay Antony.
The second part of Pichaikkaran will be directed by Priya Krishnaswamy. The acclaimed director’s Baaram had won the National Award for Best Feature last year. Notably, the sequel will mark the first collaboration of the actor-director duo.
Sharing the first look poster for Pichaikkaran 2, Vijay Antony wrote on Twitter, “I am delighted to associate with Director Priya Krishnaswamy for #VAP10. Following her National Award-winning Tamil feature film, she will be directing #VAP10. Welcome, Priya on board.”
— vijayantony (@vijayantony) July 24, 2020
In Pichaikkaran, the actor played the role of Arul Selvakumar, a rich businessman who takes up the challenge of going undercover and living on alms for two months to save his mother’s life. The film received rave reviews from both critics and audience alike. The first part of Pichaikkaran was directed by Sasi.
The actor also informed fans that the sequel will be dubbed and released in Telugu as Bitchagadu 2. If everything falls into place, the makers of the film are considering to release the film in 2021.
Meanwhile, Vijay Antony — who was last seen in Kolaigaran — has multiple movies lined up ahead including Agni Siragugal, Khaki and Thamezharasan.
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