- Amitabh Bachchan launched the trailer of VIP 2 on Twitter
- Kajol is absent from the first teaser which re-introduces Dhanush
- VIP 2 is directed by Soundarya Rajinikanth
Watch the teaser of VIP 2:
VIP 2 marks Kajol's return to Tamil cinema after two decades. She last starred in 1997's Minsara Kanavu, released in Hindi as Sapnay, with Arvind Swamy and Prabhu Deva. Of Kajol's role in VIP 2, a source told IANS: "She (Kajol) plays a suave businesswoman, and there will be different shades to her character. She has already joined the sets and has already shot for a week." Kajol was last seen on the big screen opposite Shah Rukh Khan in 2015's Dilwale.
VIP 2 is a sequel to Velraj-directed Velaiilla Pattadhari, which released in 2014. Amala Paul, Vivek, Samuthirakani and Saranya Ponvannan also reprise their respective roles in VIP 2.
Meanwhile, Dhanush's last two feature films were 2016's Thodari and Kodi. He had a cameo in 2017's Power Pandi, which was his first film as director. Apart from VIP 2, Dhanush's upcoming films are Enai Noki Paayum Thota and Vada Chennai.
(With IANS inputs)