Director Mohan Raja has announced that he would make a sequel to his blockbuster movie Thani Oruvan, which featured his younger brother Jayam Ravi in the lead role.
In a video statement, Mohan Raja said, It’s August 28,2018, third year of Thani Oruvan. Only with your blessings, the respect for the film is getting bigger and bigger.”
He added: “I should only thank the audiences. With all your blessings, I announce my next film Thani Oruvan 2.” Ravi also joined him saying he will be playing the lead role in the sequel.
According to sources, Mohan Raja has already kick started the script work of Thani Oruvan 2 and the film will go on floors by the end of this year.
Thani Oruvan is a 2015 action thriller film directed by Mohan Raja and written by Raja and Subha. The film, produced by Kalpathi S. Aghoram, Kalpathi S. Ganesh and Kalpathi S. Suresh under the production company AGS Entertainment, stars Jayam Ravi, Arvind Swamy and Nayantara.
The plot revolves around IPS Officer Mithran who wants to arrest Siddharth Abhimanyu, an affluent scientist who uses secret illegal medical practices for profit.
The film’s soundtrack was composed by Hiphop Tamizha. The cinematography and editing were handled by Ramji and Gopi Krishna respectively. The film was released on 28 August 2015.
The film was remade in Telugu as Dhruva (2016) and in Bengali as One (2017). In 2017, it was dubbed into Hindi as Double Attack 2 by Goldmines Telefilms Pvt Ltd.