STR fans were in for a sweet surprise this Diwali when the first look as well as the title for his upcoming next, Vantha Rajavathaan Varuven, was unveiled along with the announcement that the film will be hitting screens as a Pongal 2019 release. Being directed by Sundar. C under the Lyca Productions banner with music by Hiphop Tamizha, the upcoming film is a remake of the Pawan Kalyan’s smash hit Telugu film, Attarintiki Daredi, and also includes Catherine Tresa, Megha Akash, Mahat Raghavendra, Yogi Babu and Robo Shankar as part of the film’s cast.

STR Simbu during the Galatta exclusive photo shoot

That said, there has been quite a lot of chatter that Vantha Rajavathaan Varuven’s Pongal 2019 release was being planned to be thwarted. Now, Simbu himself has come out with an official statement reassuring his fans the film will indeed be hitting screens on the said date while also expressing his gratitude for their unconditional support over the past few days.