Maari 2, the sequel to 2015 superhit Maari, is one of the much-anticipated movies of 2018. Directed by Balaji Mohan, the movie was officially launched towards the end of last year.
On Tuesday, actor Dhanush, who plays the lead role in the movie, took to his Twitter page to announce that music maestro Ilaiyaraja recorded a song for the film.
So happy to announce that the maestro isaignani ilayaraja sir sang a song today for #maari2. What a delightful divine experience. We feel so blessed and super thrilled. @thisisysr @directormbalaji pic.twitter.com/6pNRj09aZ7
— Dhanush (@dhanushkraja) January 16, 2018
While Maari 2 had music scored by Anirudh, the upcoming sequel will have music by Yuvan Shankar Raja. Interestingly, Dhanush and Yuvan are collaborating after ten years.
— Balaji Mohan (@directormbalaji) January 16, 2018
The sequel will have the Premam fame Sai Pallavi playing the female lead and Mollywood star Tovino Thomas as the baddie. Actors Robo Shankar and Vinod, have been retained in the sequel too. Varalaxmi Sarathkumar and Krishna are also playing pivotal roles in the movie.
— Balaji Mohan (@directormbalaji) September 28, 2017
The super talented @varusarath is on board #Maari2 for a pivotal role completing the casting ensemble! 🙂 Exciting to see all the characters I put on paper turning into casting 🙂 pic.twitter.com/kqg9Hh3hrZ
— Balaji Mohan (@directormbalaji) December 28, 2017
— Balaji Mohan (@directormbalaji) October 6, 2017