Malayalam actress Manju Warrier is all set to debut in Tamil film industry with Dhanush's Asuran.
Confirming the news, Dhanush tweeted: "#asuran - update .. the evergreen Manju Warrier will be playing the female lead. Excited to share screen space and learn from this amazing talent".
To be directed by Dhanush's favorite director Vetrimaaran, GV Prakash has been roped in to compose music for Asuran and Kalaipuli S Thanu is bankrolling the film.
The first schedule of Asuran will begin on January 26. Vetrimaaran has secured the rights of modern classic Tamil novel Vekkai written by Poomani but the director is also said to have made certain changes for the screen adaptation.
Asuran is the fourth film from Dhanush-Vetrimaaran combo after Polladhavan, Aadukalam and Vada Chennai.