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Kamal Haasan's Vishwaroopam 2 Revived

Rajesh M Selva took to micro-blogging site Twitter to confirm the news.

Updated:April 21, 2017, 4:58 PM IST
Kamal Haasan's Vishwaroopam 2 Revived
File photo of veteran film star Kamal Haasan. (Photo: Getty Images)

Kamal Haasan’s Vishwaroopam which released back in 2013 may have broken Box Office records and turned into one of the highest grosser of the year. But it was also true that the film made headlines for showing Muslim community in a negative way. The film - which featured Pooja Kumar, Andrea Jeremiah and Rahul Bose - will soon gets it sequel.

The sequel of the film which was forgotten about because of financial issues, is back on track. Rajesh M Selva took to his Twitter account to confirm the news. “Yes, Vishwaroopam 2 revived..! Post works with the same old crew back in action. Exciting..! #Vishwarooam2 @GhibranOfficial @kunal_rajan,” he tweeted.

In his next tweet, the director also declared his plan to get the film dubbed for both Hindi and Telugu versions.

“Vishwaroop2 (Hindi) and Vishwaroopam2 (Telugu) dubbing in progress.! It’s gonna be much bigger than Vishwaroopam. #happycrew #Vishwaroopam2,” his next tweet read.

Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan had recently said he is getting personally involved in clearing the path for the release of Vishwaroopam 2, the much-anticipated second part in the Vishwaroopam franchise.

"For all looking forward to Vishwaroopam 2, I'm personally getting involved to clear the path. Bigger obstacles are out of the way. What's left is tech and legal," Kamal had tweeted.

He went on to add that nearly six monthS of post-production work is still pending on the project.

In the film, Kamal plays a RAW agent, and it also features Rahul Bose, Pooja Kumar and Andrea Jeremiah in pivotal roles.

A close source from the film's unit said: "Actually, ten days of shoot is still left. That's not a major concern because the challenging part is in the post-production and it is going to be expensive. The producer is struggling to get funds."

(With inputs from IANS)

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