Udhayanidhi Stalin will be playing the lead role in the Tamil remake of the critically acclaimed Hindi film, Article 15 and he will be reprising the role played by Ayushmann Khurrana. The film will be directed by Arunraja Kamaraj who made an impressive debut as a director with the Aishwarya Rajesh starrer, Kanaa. Blockbuster producer Boney Kapoor will be bankrolling this Tamil remake, in association with Zee Studios and Raahul of Romeo Pictures. The latest exciting update is that the shooting of the film has started in Pollachi, yesterday (April 20). Udhayanidhi Stalin joined the sets of the shoot yesterday and some of the important sequences will be shot in this first schedule.

Before commencing the shoot, the entire team observed a minute of silence to pay respect to late actor Vivekh, who died of cardiac arrest recently. Producer Boney Kapoor took to his official Twitter page to share this update with the fans and followers. Sharing a picture from the shooting spot, Boney Kapoor wrote, "Today @Udhaystalin joined the shoot of remake of #Article15 directed by @Arunrajakamaraj in Pollachi. Before commencing work, the whole Unit observed a minute of silence to pay respect and homage to the departed Soul of Late Shri #Vivek Ji @BayViewProjOffl @ZeeStudios_".

Article 15 is a film that was raved by the audience for its strong and hard hitting content that was supplemented by highly impactful performances from the lead actors. It is going to be interesting to see how the film's story / screenplay has been tweaked to suit the taste of the Tamil audience. Rumours suggest that the film will have Karuppan fame Tanya Ravichandran as the female lead, but the makers are yet to make an official announcement regarding the same.

Boney Kapoor is currently producing Ajith Kumar's highly anticipated action drama, Valimai, directed by H Vinoth. Valimai has got huge expectations among the fans and it is expected to take a phenomenal opening at the box office. The fans are eagerly looking forward to the release of the first look poster of Valimai which will be unveiled on May 1, on account of Ajith Kumar's 50th birthday. Yuvan Shankar Raja will be composing music for this film which has Kaala fame Huma Qureshi as the female lead. For now, check out the latest official announcement from producer Boney Kapoor here: