The film, directed by Hari, has Priya Bhavani Shankar playing the leading lady
Last Updated: 04.17 AM, Jun 24, 2022
Arun Vijay and Hari during the promotions of the film
Arjun Vijay's upcoming outing Yaanai has got the U/A certificate from the Censor Board. The film, which is gearing up to hit screens on July 1, is touted to be a commercial potboiler set in the rural backdrop. Yaanai, is directed by Hari, and this is the first time that the brother-in-laws are coming together for a film (Hari is married to Arun Vijay's sister Preetha). Priya Bhavani Shankar plays leading lady in this action entertainer and the supporting cast comprises Samuthirakani, Radhika Sarathkumar, Yogi Babu, Ammu Abhirami and Ramachandra Raju. The portions have been predominantly canned in Rameshwaran and Dhanushkodi.
The production house shared the news on its social media handle, "#Yaanai 🐘 - Censored With "U/A" , Releasing Worldwide on this July 1st. #YaanaiFromJuly1st @arunvijayno1 #DirectorHari @priya_Bshankar @gvprakash @ZeeTamil @ZEE5Tamil @VigneswaraEnt @uie_offl @PrimeMediaUS @LotusFivestarAV @KollywoodKino @seyonshd @ertviji (sic)."
The team has been aggressively promoting the film across Tamil Nadu and pictures from the same have surfacing on the internet often. Arun Vijay and Hari had even flagged off an LED promo vehicle. Though the film was touted to release on June 17, they pushed the release 'with due respect to Kamal Haasan's Vikram'. The makers had shared the same with a picture with Kamal Haasan. They wrote, "With all due respect to #Vikram we are postponing our #Yaanai worldwide release to July 1st Wishing @ikamalhaasan sir @Dir_Lokesh and @RKFI for the record breaking success - Team Yaanai. #YaanaiFromJuly1st @arunvijayno1 #DirectorHari @priya_Bshankar @gvprakash @ZeeTamil (sic)."
Gopinath has cranked the camera, and editing is by Anthony. Music for Yaanai has been scored by GV Prakash Kumar. Micheal and Anl Arasu have handled the art direction and stunt choreography respectively. Dance moves have been choreographed by Baba Baskar and Dhina. The film, bankrolled by Vedikkaranpatti S Sakthivel, under Drumsticks Productions, will release as Enugu in Telugu. ZEE5 has bagged the digital rights of the film.