Actor Dhanush is currently is shooting for one of his upcoming films Maari 2 which is being directed by Balaji Mohan. A sequel to the 2015 release Maari, Dhanush will be playing the don again in this film and Sai Pallavi will be seen playing the leading lady in it. Maari 2 will also star Malayalam actor Tovino Thomas as the antagonist. The shooting of the film is underway in Chennai currently and in a freak accident, Dhanush is said to have been injured while shooting for an action episode. According to latest reports, Dhanush is said to have injured his right knee and left arm when he was performing a stunt all by himself.
Although the injuries are said to be not very critical, Dhanush has been advised by doctors for couple of days of rest to avoid any further complications, indicate reports. Reports also suggest that Dhanush continued shooting the sequence despite being in intense pain to avoid delay in the shooting. The makers are yet to confirm if Dhanush will continue with the shoot or if he will take time to recover from the injuries.
Wishing him a speedy recovery.. pic.twitter.com/koF3cZl68q
— Ramesh Bala (@rameshlaus) June 23, 2018
Maari 2 is the sequel to the 2015 release Maari which had Dhanush and Kajal Aggarwal playing the lead roles. The film was a hit flick in Dhanush’s career and the actor was seen playing a local goon with a handle-bar moustache. Maari 2 will be a bilingual and will be shot simultaneously in Tamil and Telugu. However, it I not clear yet if the Telugu version will have the same cast or if any changes would be made. Maari 2 is expected to be released during the end of 2018.
Maari 2 will also star Varalaxmi Sarathkumar too in a crucial role and will be her first time collaboration with Dhanush in a film.