Actor Dhanush has teamed up with director Vetri Maaran for Asuran, marking their fourth-time collaboration, after working in films like Polladhavan, Aadukalam, and the recent gangster film, Vada Chennai. This film is based on the book, Vekkai, written by Poomani. Bankrolled by Kalaippuli S Thanu for V Creations, Asuran has cinematography by Velraj and music by GV Prakash Kumar. The film went on floors in mid-January for a few days after which the makers took a break.
The second schedule began last week at Kovilpatti after Dhanush finished attending his sister-in-law Soundarya Rajinikanth's wedding. This schedule is expected to be a bigger one and important scenes from the film will be filmed. A few pictures from the shooting spot of Asuran is now doing the rounds on social media. Director Balaji Sakthivel, who is known for his films like Saamurai, Kaadhal, Vazhakku En 18/9, is making his debut as an actor with Asuran. The recent pictures also confirm that and Balaji is seen sporting a Police costume and it looks like he will be seen as a cop in this Vetri Maaran directorial.
Through the photos, it has also been confirmed that actor Pasupathi of 'Veyil' fame is a part of this film. With an intense actor like Pasupathi onboard and a talented director like Vetri Maaran at the helm, one can expect top class performances from the actors. Apart from Dhanush, Balaji Sakthivel, and Pasupathi, Asuran will also have Malayalam actress Manju Warrier, making her Kollywood debut.