Jiiva is celebrating his birthday today (January 4) and wishes have been pouring in from all quarters for the talented actor. Marking the special occasion, the title and first look of his next film in Tamil cinema have been revealed and here is what you need to know. Jiiva;s next film in Kollywood has been titled Varalaru Mukkiyam and it is directed by debutant Santhosh Rajan, while the cinematography and editing departments are headed by Sakthi Saravanan and Srikanth NB respectively. Santosh Rajan is said to be an erstwhile associate of director Sasi who has directed movies like Roja Koottam, Poo, Pichaikkaran, and more.

Popular Malayalam music director Shaan Rahman has composed the songs and BG score for this film which has dance choreography by Raju Sundharam and Brindha. Talking about the first look, it has a colourful vibe to it and is suggestive of the fact that Varalaru Mukkiyam will be a colourful comedy family entertainer. Jiiva looks smart as always and it looks like he has played a light-hearted, fun-loving character in the film. Varalaru Mukkiyam is produced by veteran producer RB Choudhary under the esteemed banner of Super Good Films.

Kashmira Pardeshi of Sivappu Manjal Pachai fame and Pragya Nagra play the female leads in this film which has VTV Ganesh, TSK in pivotal roles. The shooting of the film took place in Chennai and Coimbatore and it is nearing completion. The movie is expected to hit the screens soon and an official word regarding the same is awaited. Jiiva was last seen in the recently released sports drama 83 and his striking performance as Cheeka won laurels from critics and the audience. Jiiva will be looking forward to continuing the success momentum with Varalaru Mukkiayam as well.

Jiiva's last release in Tamil cinema was Kalathil Sandhippom which featured him in the lead role alongside Arulnithi, and others. Find below the colourful first look poster of Jiiva;s Varalaru Mukkiyam here: