A few days before, it was officially announced that Dhanush will be doing a new Tamil - Telugu bilingual, titled Vaathi (Tamil) - Sir (Telugu) and the announcement took one and all by surprise. Having said that, the film was officially launched with a formal pooja, this morning (January 3) in Hyderabad in the presence of the central cast and crew. The pictures from the pooja event have been officially released by the makers and it has grabbed the attention of the fans. Blockbuster Telugu filmmaker Trivikram Srinivas graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and wished the team a grand success.

It looks like Dhanush will have an interesting and smart makeover for Vaathi / Sir as the pictures from the event are suggestive of the same. While sharing the pictures from the launch event, the makers also made an additional announcement about the shooting plans of the movie. The film is all set to go on floors from January 5, Wednesday, with Dhanush and others and the first schedule is expected to take place in the city. Vaathi / Sir will be directed by Venky Atluri of Tholi Prema and Rang De fame. GV Prakash Kumar has been roped in to compose music for this film, continuing his association with Dhanush after Asuran and Maaran.

The film will be produced by Naga Vamsi under the banner of Sithara Entertainments in association with Fortune Four Cinemas. The film will feature the young and hot sensation, Samyuktha Menon, as the female lead and it is going to be refreshing to see this pair for the first time. Vaathi / Sir will have cinematography by Dinesh Krishnan of Kanaa and Soodhu Kavvum fame, while the editing will be taken care of by Navin Nooli. The rest of the cast is yet to be officially announced by the makers and we will keep you posted about it soon.

Rumours are rife that Dhanush will be seen playing the role of a College Professor in this movie which is said to address an important topic about education. For now, check out the latest pictures from the official launch event of Dhanush's Vaathi / Sir here: