Two days back, Tamil cinema witnessed an important film announcement in the form of Thani Oruvan 2 by director Mohan Raja.

Released in 2015, Thani Oruvan starring Jayam RaviNayanthara and Arvind Swami in lead roles went on to become one of the biggest blockbusters of the year with laurels pouring in from critics to audiences alike.

Jayam Ravi and Nayanthara in Thani Oruvan

With Thani Oruvan 2 now announced, Mohan Raja has now issued a statement on his plan for the film saying, “The success and love the audience and fans had showered upon Thani Oruvan leaves me with no options, but to offer more to their expectations with this ambitious venture. We’re already on talks with top league technicians and actors for substantial characters.”

Thani Oruvan working still

He then stated, “Thani Oruvan 2 will have a similar premise of a social backdrop with attempts being made to bring up an engrossing cat-and-mouse game between the protagonist and antagonist.”

Thani Oruvan working still

Jayam Ravi will once again be reprising his role from Thani Oruvan for the sequel, his 25th film, which can be expected to kick-off production in the coming months.

Jayam Ravi in Thani Oruvan