<p> Dhanush&rsquo;s <a href="https://www.galatta.com/tamil/photos/movie/maari/12201/" target="_blank"><em>Maari</em></a> released in 2015 went on to become one of the biggest hits in the National Award-winning actor&rsquo;s career.</p> <p> <ins class="adsbygoogle" style="display:block;" data-ad-client="ca-pub-4598819753511212" data-ad-slot="5395023069" data-ad-format="auto"></ins> <script> (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); </script><br><img alt="" src="http://d1ydle56j7f53e.cloudfront.net/assets/gallery/movie/maari-12195/misc-big/maari-1.jpg" style="width: 600px; height: 938px;" /></p> <p> Fast forward three years later, a sequel is underway now under the title <a href="https://www.galatta.com/tamil/news/dhanush-sai-pallavi-starrer-maari-2-release-in-may/96162/" target="_blank"><em>Maari 2</em></a> with Balaji Mohan&rsquo;s direction and Dhanush&rsquo;s Wunderbar Films banner producing it.</p> <p> <ins class="adsbygoogle" style="display:block;" data-ad-client="ca-pub-4598819753511212" data-ad-slot="5395023069" data-ad-format="auto"></ins> <script> (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); </script><br><img alt="" src="https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DSZS8SaVAAAkV62.jpg" style="width: 600px; height: 849px;" /></p> <p> Although it was initially believed <a href="https://www.galatta.com/tamil/news/varalaxmi-sarathkumar-as-a-villain-in-dhanush-maari-2-sai-pallavi/96181/" target="_blank"><em>Maari 2</em></a> would hit screens in May, that looks least likely now considering Dhanush&rsquo;s other mega project, <a href="https://www.galatta.com/tamil/news/dhanush-as-a-national-level-carrom-player-in-vetrimaaran-vada-chennai/96349/" target="_blank"><em>Vada Chennai</em></a>, was confirmed earlier this week for a Ramzan release in June.</p> <p> <ins class="adsbygoogle" style="display:block;" data-ad-client="ca-pub-4598819753511212" data-ad-slot="5395023069" data-ad-format="auto"></ins> <script> (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); </script><br><img alt="" src="https://d1ydle56j7f53e.cloudfront.net/assets/gallery/movie/vada-chennai-13573/misc-big/vada-chennai-14.jpg" style="width: 600px; height: 909px;" /></p> <p> Composer Yuvan Shankar Raja is joining hands with <a href="http://www.galatta.com/tamil/photos/actor/dhanush/2279/" target="_blank">Dhanush</a> after a gap of nearly a decade since their last film, <em>Yaaradi Nee Mohini</em>.</p> <p> <ins class="adsbygoogle" style="display:block;" data-ad-client="ca-pub-4598819753511212" data-ad-slot="5395023069" data-ad-format="auto"></ins> <script> (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); </script><br><img alt="" src="https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DR5GvixVwAEDexb.jpg" style="width: 600px; height: 376px;" /></p> <p> <em>Maari 2</em> has quite a lot going its way already with a rock solid cast starting with <a href="https://www.galatta.com/tamil/photos/actress/sai-pallavi/18703/" target="_blank">Sai Pallavi</a> as the female lead.</p> <p> <ins class="adsbygoogle" style="display:block;" data-ad-client="ca-pub-4598819753511212" data-ad-slot="5395023069" data-ad-format="auto"></ins> <script> (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); </script><br><img alt="" src="https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DKz6liQUIAAPSey.jpg" style="width: 600px; height: 376px;" /></p> <p> <a href="https://www.galatta.com/tamil/photos/actress/varalakshmi-sarathkumar/11154/" target="_blank">Varalaxmi Sararthkumar</a> too has been cast in a prominent role reportedly as a district collector with many saying her character will have plenty of negative shades.</p> <p> <ins class="adsbygoogle" style="display:block;" data-ad-client="ca-pub-4598819753511212" data-ad-slot="5395023069" data-ad-format="auto"></ins> <script> (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); </script><br><img alt="" src="https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DSIjdY5UMAAIxRl.jpg" style="width: 600px; height: 376px;" /></p> <p> <a href="https://www.galatta.com/tamil/photos/actor/kreshna/16770/" target="_blank">Krishna Kulasekaran</a> too has been cast in a vital supporting role in <em>Maari 2</em>.</p> <p> <ins class="adsbygoogle" style="display:block;" data-ad-client="ca-pub-4598819753511212" data-ad-slot="5395023069" data-ad-format="auto"></ins> <script> (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); </script><br><img alt="" src="https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DLdHSJCUEAAUGZ7.jpg" style="width: 600px; height: 344px;" /></p> <p> A surprise addition to the cast was Malayalam actor Tovino Thomas as the prime antagonist.</p> <p> <ins class="adsbygoogle" style="display:block;" data-ad-client="ca-pub-4598819753511212" data-ad-slot="5395023069" data-ad-format="auto"></ins> <script> (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); </script><br><img alt="" src="https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DKad3FXUQAAaTy2.jpg" style="width: 600px; height: 375px;" /></p> <p> Meanwhile, <a href="https://www.galatta.com/tamil/photos/actor/tovino-thomas/19019/" target="_blank">Tovino Thomas</a> recently revealed he grabbed the role in <em>Maari 2</em> despite having reservations initially. He states the script eventually bowled him over and he lapped up the opportunity.</p> <p> <ins class="adsbygoogle" style="display:block;" data-ad-client="ca-pub-4598819753511212" data-ad-slot="5395023069" data-ad-format="auto"></ins> <script> (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); </script><br><img alt="" src="https://d1ydle56j7f53e.cloudfront.net/assets/gallery/profile/tovinothomas-15603/misc-big/tovino-thomas-39.jpg" style="width: 600px; height: 400px;" /></p> <p> Furthermore, Tovino during an exclusive interview with Galatta went on to say how he was happy to share screen space with Dhanush, who went on to bag the National Award For Best Actor at the young age of 26.&nbsp;</p> <p> <iframe allow="autoplay; encrypted-media" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/ZPFmSAL-2_Q" width="560"></iframe></p> <p> It must be noted Tovino is also part of the upcoming bilingual, <a href="https://www.galatta.com/tamil/photos/movie/abhiyum-anuvum/13570/" target="_blank"><em>Abhiyum Anuvum</em></a> alonsgide Pia Bajpai.</p> <p> <ins class="adsbygoogle" style="display:block;" data-ad-client="ca-pub-4598819753511212" data-ad-slot="5395023069" data-ad-format="auto"></ins> <script> (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); </script><br><img alt="" src="https://d1ydle56j7f53e.cloudfront.net/assets/gallery/movie/abhiyum-anuvum-13564/misc-big/abhiyum-anuvum-11.jpg" style="width: 600px; height: 288px;" /></p>