Tamil Star Dhanush has a good 2018. His Hollywood film 'The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir' got released along, Vetrimaran's 'Vada Chennai' and Balaji Mohan's 'Maari 2'. Although the prior and latter were average films, 'Vada Chennai' has turned out to be blockbuster with critical acclaim and good box-office number.
Dhanush also announced a new project 'Asuran' with Vetri Maran, and since then it has been pouring updates from him. The latest update is that Malayalam Star Manju Warrier will be playing the female protagonist in 'Asura'. Dhanush took up to his twitter handle, saying "The evergreen Manju Warrier will be playing the female lead. Excited to share screen space and learn from this amazing talent."
'Asuran' will be Manju's first-ever film outside Malayalam cinema. The film, based on Poomani's novel 'Vekkai', will be the fourth collaboration between Dhanush - Vetrimaaran after 'Polladhavan', 'Aadukalam', and 'Vada Chennai'. G.V. Prakash Kumar will be composing the music for the film. The film is produced by Kalaipuli S. Thanu under his production banner V Creations