Director Cheran had asked Vishal to resign from his film body posts if he wanted to contest the by-poll elections. He said that Vishal's decision would hamper the functioning of the TFPC and Nadigar Sangam.
Actor Vishal had earlier called out BJP leader H.Raja for watching Mersal online. The politician, who had raised the black flag against the movie, had publicly admitted to watching the movie online. The BJP had demanded that scenes criticising GST must be muted.
While the impasse around the Local Body Entertainment Taxes continues, Tamil Nadu Film Producer Council’s president Vishal has announced a new set of rules for theaters. These rules include no parking charges and online booking charges.
One of the big holidays for Kollywood, Pongal will see two movies hit the big screen: Suriya-Vignesh Shivn's Thaana Serndha Koottam and Vishal-Mithran's Irumbu Thirai. While Irumbu Thirai has Samantha Ruth Prabhu play the female lead, Thaana serndha Kootam will have Keerthy Suresh.
The sequel to the hit movie Sandakozhi went on floors today. Sandakozhi 2 will be directed by Linguswamy and will star Vishal, Keerthy Suresh, Meera Jasmine and Varalakshmi Sarathkumar in key roles. The film will be produced by Vishal film factory and will have music by Yuvan Shankar Raja.
Mysskin’s detective drama Thupparivaalan released on September 14 to good reviews. Here’s what 2.0 director Shankar had to say about the film starring Vishal, Prasanna, Vinay, K. Bhagyaraj, Andrea Jeremiah amid others. The film has music by Arrol Corelli.
Flying squads comprising Vishal's fan club members will visit screens airing his latest release Thupparivaalan across Tamil Nadu to prevent online piracy. These five member squads are intended as a check for theater prints that are made available online, hours after the official release.