Velaiilla Pattadhari 2, popularly known as VIP 2 featuring Dhanush and Kajol in the lead and Amala Paul, Ritu Varma, Samuthirakani and Saranya Ponvannan in pivotal roles has been postponed indefinitely. Directed by Soundarya Rajinikanth was set to release on July 28 on Dhanush’s birthday has been pushed to the first half of August.
The director of the flick took Twitter handle to share the news and wrote, “I extend my regrets to inform all Dhanush sir fans and cinema lovers that VIP2’s release is being pushed to the first half of August due to inevitable reasons. Thanks for all the patience and understanding. Will announce the confirmed release date very soon.’’
She also explained the reason behind making this film and said, "It was a strategic move to make sure the film reaches across all states. With Kajol and Dhanush coming together in a movie for the first time, the title has to connect with the masses. Both the actors have a huge fan base in the North, so we thought of leveraging it thereby keeping a more relatable and easy name for the audience.’’
The flick is sequel of Vellai Illa Pattadhari aka VIP which was a commercial success. Besides acting, Dhanush is co-producing the film and has also written the story and dialogues.