The actors were earlier supposed to lock horns on silver screen for Irumbu Thirai, but Arjun replaced Arya after the latter opted out of the cyber crime thriller
Vishal in a still from the film
Anand Shankar's Enemy is one of the much-awaited Tamil films this year, thanks to the exciting casting coup he managed to pull off. Though Vishal and Arya, who are thick off-screen friends, have shared screen space earlier in Bala's Avan Ivan a decade ago, roping in the two stars, who are known for their tryst with fitness, for a full-fledged action film had made movie buffs thrilled when the announcement was made.
Vishal and Arya will be seen playing the protagonist and the antagonist respectively in the movie, the shooting of which, was wrapped up in July. The two were earlier supposed to lock horns on silver screen for Irumbu Thirai, but Arjun replaced Arya after the latter opted out of the cyber crime thriller.
The makers had earlier announced that they will reveal the release date of the film on Monday evening. Both Vishal and Arya took to their Twitter handles to inform that the movie will release on October 14, on the festive occasion of Dussehra and Ayudha Pooja, with a new poster which features them in fierce looks. The team had recently released two songs from the movie, composed by Thaman. Sam CS scores background score for the project which is shot in Chennai, Hyderabad and Dubai, while RD Rajasekar has handled cinematography.
Shan Karuppusamy and S Ramakrishnan have written the screenplay along with Anand Shankar for the action thriller, which has Mirnalini Ravi, Prakash Raj and Mamta Mohandas playing important roles in it. Produced by Vinod Kumar, under the banner of Mini Studio, the dubbing works of Enemy had commenced recently. Vishal had posted a couple of pictures from the dubbing session and said that the post-production of the project is in its final stage. Vishal was last seen in Chakra which had a theatrical release earlier this year, while Arya's last outing was Sarpatta Parambarai which is streaming on Amazon Prime Video.