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Asuran (English: Demon) is an upcoming Indian Tamil language action drama film written and directed by Vetrimaaran.[2] The film stars Dhanush in the main lead dual roles of father and son. The film marks the debut of Manju Warrier in Tamil. The film is produced by Kalaipuli S. Thanu under his production banner V Creations. GV Prakash Kumar has been roped into score music for the film. The film is adapted from novel called Vekkai.[3]

Directed byVetrimaaran
Produced byKalaipuli S. Thanu
Written byVetrimaaran
Manju Warrier
Yogi Babu
Thalaivasal Vijay
Music byGV Prakash Kumar[1]
Edited byVivek Harshan
V Creations



The film was announced by Vetrimaaran and Dhanush in December 2018 post the success of their combo Vada Chennai which was released in the same year.[4] The duo earlier revealed plans on making a sequel to Vada Chennai but agreed to do another film before shooting for the proposed Vada Chennai 2.[5]

The first look poster was unveiled by Dhanush through his Twitter page on 21 December 2018.[6] The film marks the fourth collaboration between the actor and director after Polladhavan (2007), Aadukalam (2011) and Vada Chennai (2018). The new look poster of the film was released on 10 January 2019.[7][8] Principal photography began on 26 January 2019.[9] Manju Warrier was selected as lead actress which marked her acting debut in Tamil.[10] Director Balaji Sakthivel and Pasupathy chosen to portray antagonists; former made his debut as actor with this film.[11]


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  2. ^ RajKumar (2018-09-16). "Asuran Tamil Movie | Cast | Songs | Teaser | Trailer | Review". News Bugz. Retrieved 2019-01-05.
  3. ^ Kollywood, Only (2018-12-23). "Dhanush – Vetrimaaran's next titled Asuran". Only Kollywood. Retrieved 2019-01-11.
  4. ^ "Dhanush's next is 'Asuran' with Vetrimaaran - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2019-01-05.
  5. ^ "Dhanush Confirms Asuran With Vetrimaaran". Retrieved 2019-01-05.
  6. ^ "Dhanush releases first look of his upcoming film Asuran". The Indian Express. 2018-12-22. Retrieved 2019-01-05.
  7. ^ Manik, Rajeshwari; January 11, an On; 2019 (2019-01-11). "New Look From Dhanush's 'Asuran' Releases". Retrieved 2019-01-11.
  8. ^ 100010509524078 (2019-01-10). "அசுரன் வேடத்திற்கு மாறிய தனுஷ்". (in Tamil). Retrieved 2019-01-11.
  9. ^ "Dhanush starts shooting for Asuran". Cinema Express. 26 January 2019. Retrieved 28 January 2019.
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