Blockbuster director Sundar. C established himself as a successful commercial film director in Tamil cinema with his films like Murai Maman, Ullathai Allitha, Arunachalam, Ullam Kollai Poguthae, Winner, Kalakalappu movies, and the Aranmanai franchise. Having proven himself to be a credible filmmaker with his films catering to audiences of all ages, Sundar. C has also over the years carved a niche for himself as a performer after making his acting debut in the blockbuster, Thalai Nagaram. In that light, it came as a big surprise to many fans on Thursday when it was announced that a sequel titled Thalai Nagaram 2 with Sundar. C reprising his character as Subramaniam aka. Right and this time under VZ Dhorai's direction after the 2006 original was directed by Suraaj. 

Sundar. C, who has since the first Thalai Nagaram film featured in Veerappu, Aayudham Seivom, Aiyantham Padai and the Aranmanai ventures, was seen at the launch of Thalai Nagaram 2. The upcoming film being produced by SM Prabhakaran's Right Eye Theaters banner was launched with a formal pooja, which saw Sundar. C. and director VZ Dhorai joining the proceedings, who are teaming up once again after their Iruttu, which turned out to be a hit in late 2019. A standee was also erected at the pooja ceremony highlighting the Thalai Nagaram 2 title along with the tagline 'Right is Back' written above the poster. 

Post the announcement of Thalai Nagaram 2's launch, the question on everyone's minds has been whether comedy superstar 'Vaigai Puyal' Vadivelu will also be returning to reprise his iconic character Naai Sekar. The first Thalai Nagaram film remains memorable among fans of Vadivelu, whose comedy track and character of Naai Sekar received a staggering response. Vadivelu's chemistry with Sundar. C throughout the film was on point and the masses lapped up their interactions in the comedy sequences. As of now, there is no word on whether Vadivelu will act in the Thalai Nagaram sequel and only an official announcement will clear the air.