It has been a while since any word on Indian 2 had surfaced, which will reunite Kamal Haasan and director Shankar after a 22 year gap.

We had last reported that production on the sequel to the 1996 blockbuster, Indian, would flag off sometime around August once Kamal Haasan gets done with his participation for the upcoming second season of the hit Tamil reality TV series, Bigg Boss Season 2.

In the meantime, reports have now surfaced stating popular lyricist Thamarai has been brought aboard Indian 2 and this will mark her first time association with Shankar.

The film also has distinguished Tamil author Jeyamohan to pen powerful dialogues.

He will be given ample support by Kabilan Vairamuthu to co-write the dialogues as he has previous experience in the form penning the screenplay of films namely Ajith’s Vivegam and Vijay Sethupathi’s Kavan.

As for the film’s cast, as of now Kamal Haasan is the only name confirmed to star with speculations a while back stating the makers were eyeing actress Nayanthara for the female lead role.

Furthermore, acclaimed Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn’s name too has been in the fray to star as a cop hot on the heels of the 'Ulaganayagan'.

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