Vishal is an actor who is now thoroughly busy being a producer too. He is right now in Italy wrapping up the final schedule of his upcoming movie. He will also be busy in promotions and other works pertaining to his next film Aambala directed by Sundar C, scheduled to be released for Pongal.

Vishal has mentioned that films are his first priority always and since he is packed with work in the upcoming months, he has decided to step away from CCL for the 2015 season. Chennai Rhinos had been a strong team under his captaincy. Jiiva will now be replacing Vishal as the captain in CCL 5, starting 10 Jan 2015.