National award winning director Vetrimaaran has already begun the shooting of his dream project Vada Chennai. The trilogy, which has Dhanush in the lead, will narrate the 30 years in the life of a gangster. Amala Paul has been approached to play the leading lady.

Bankrolled jointly by Lyca and Wunderbar Films, the film kickstarted with a jail scene and Dhanush has allocated 200 days for this thriller saga. It also stars Director Siva, Andreah, Daniel Balaji, Kishore, Samuthirakani, and others. Vijay Sethupathi will play an extended cameo while Andreah will appear as his wife. He will be playing a don. We hear that a major part of the film will be set in the 1970s and will follow underworld politics of north Chennai from 1977 to 2007. With music composed by Santhosh Narayanan, the film is expected to be a hi-octane action thriller.