Shibu Thameens, popular distributor and producer of 'Puli' and 'Iru Mugan' fame has snapped the Kerala theatrical rights of Vishal's action thriller film 'Irumbu Thirai' for a whopping price. Directed by newcomer Mithran, the film is slated to release on Pongal 2018.
"God's own Country, Kerala's distribution rights of Vishal's New gen action Thriller, "Irumbuthirai" has been bought by Shibu of Thameens Films. After the monumental success of Thupparivaalan & Villan, the market for Vishal in Malayalam industry has grown several folds. Irumbu Thirai is slated for a grand Pongal festival release", read a Facebook post from Vishal Film Factory.
Samantha plays the romantic interest of Vishal in the film and 'Action King' Arjun plays the baddie.
The team is currently in Tenkasi to shoot the intro song, which also has a lot action elements.