The teaser of Vijay Kumar’s directorial ‘Uriyadi 2’, the sequel of 2016 sleeper hit ‘Uriyadi’ released today. The 43-second teaser video of one of the most awaited films of the year looks promising with powerful dialogues and explosive action sequences. The teaser ends with Vijay Kumar stating that “We should interfere in politics, else politics will interfere in our lives.”
The film stars Vijay Kumar in lead role, while ‘Parithabangal’ fame Sudhakar and Vismaya are said to be playing crucial characters in the political action thriller.
The project which is bankrolled by Suriya’s 2D Entertainment has music by ’96’ fame Govind Vasantha. While Praveen Kumar is behind the lens, Linu M has taken care of the editing department.
According to sources, the film is said to hit the big screens on April 5th, with an official confirmation yet to be announced by the makers.
It must be noted that ‘Uriyadi’ was well received by the audience despite its limited screen release. The film also won many awards including ‘Best Debut Actor – Vijay Kumar’ (Ananda Vikatan Cinema Awards) and ‘Best Production’ (Norway Tamil Film Festival).
Meanwhile in the Audio Launch function of the movie the director while thanking 2D entertainment broke into tears. Vijay Kumar who says that most of the movies that are releasing Tamil cinema would face an interruption. “I know how it feels while facing those kind of problems because I know it” Vijay Kumar stutters and asks for water.
Later he thanked 2D entertainment for the uninterrupted flow of the movie’s execution. “I never had a thought of delivering this kind of speech at all. I thought of letting my film do all the talking but we have to tell what we have to. But whenever I see a mic it grabs me. I stayed away from press people just not to give any kind of indirect impression of making a pressure to talk about my movie in a good manner.” the director thanked press people with his whole heart for writing good about his debut movie.
Surya also made his speech in the audio launch where he lauded the dedication and truthfulness of Vijay Kumar whom impressed him with his debut movie. “Though my father never involved in any of my movies, there is an impression of me coming from a cinema background. But without a anything, a man delivered a film like Uriyadi impressed me a lot. I am very much honoured to be a small part of this product. I see this as a chance to stand with all these people”
Since its release, Uriyadi has enjoyed a fervent and passionate fan following and Vijay Kumar is held in high regard. Uriyadi is a 2016 Indian Tamil-language political action thriller film written, directed and produced by Vijay Kumar starring Vijay Kumar himself in the lead role, along with Mime Gopi and Citizen Sivakumar.
After repeated requests from fans to release the uncut version of the film, Vijay Kumar revealed in an interview with Indiaglitz that the entire footage of Uriyadi was lost during the super storm that flooded his first floor office in Jafferkhanpet on December 1, 2015 and that the edited and censored version survived because it was at a DI studio at the time.