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Jiivi: The memorable thriller starring Vetri and Karunakaran gets a sequel

The first instalment that came out in 2019 opened to positive reviews, and is currently getting geared up for its sequel

Samayeshwari Vithaspa
Sep 01, 2021
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Still of Jiivi

Vetri and Karunakaran-starrer thriller to get a sequel. Jiivi 2 will feature the same cast from its first instalment. The movie is set to be bankrolled by Suresh Kamatchi under the banner of V House Productions. VJ Gopinath who directed the 2019 thriller flick, Jiivi, has returned to helm its sequel.

Gopinath is also prepared for Jiivi 2 with its script. According to the director, the sequel starts from where the first part ended and will be retaining all the key elements of the first movie. For the first movie, he had joined hands with Babu Tamizh to work on the screenplay of the movie.

According to a report by The New Indian Express, Gopinath mentioned that he was scheduled to work on another movie that starred Vishnu Vishal as the lead, but the shooting schedule has been changed due to the ongoing pandemic.

Gopinath talked about the actor suggesting him to work on another movie before returning to work with him and also spoke of Babu Tamizh’s directorial venture titled Ikk. “It was Vishnu who suggested that I make my second film before we join hands. Babu was busy with his directorial Ikk and his next projects. So, I went ahead and wrote the sequel,” said Gopinath.

Still of Jeevi

The filming of Jiivi 2 is all set to begin in October with the team of the first instalment returning to the sets.

The story and screenplay of Jiivi were written by Babu Tamizh. The cast of the movie included Monica Chinnakotla and Rohini in important roles. The rest of the team of the first movie included Praveen Kumar as the cinematographer and KS Sundaramurthy as the music composer.

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