In a disappointment to the fans of Dhanush-Vetrimaaran combo, the much expected sequel for ‘Vada Chennai’ from the actor-filmmaker duo has reportedly been shelved.
“Though ‘Vada Chennai’ did well at the box office, the residents of north Chennai weren’t happy about the way their lifestyle has been portrayed on-screen,” said a report in DTNxt.
It added: “Vetri Maaran is now finding it tough to shoot for the remaining sequences in the same locality. Moreover, a couple of artistes who played pivotal roles in Vada Chennai got busy with other projects. That’s why the film has been shelved.”
However, in a recent media interaction, Vetrimaaran said ‘Vada Chennai’ will get a prequel titled ‘Rajan Vagaira’. He added that the prequel will be a web series for a digital platform.
The ‘Aadukalam’ and ‘Visaranai’ maker said, “We’d like to explore the prequel idea. I think it’d be best suited as a web series on some digital platform. The prequel will be called Rajan Vagaira, and it will track the rise of Rajan’s character in Vada Chennai and how he built his empire.”