Kajol Dhanush’s VIP 2 to be named VIP 2 (Lalkar) in HindiThe makers want the film to get a good response across pan-India, especially in North India
The filmmakers of upcoming Kajol-Dhanush starrer VIP 2 is to be called VIP 2 (Lalkar) in its Hindi version. The comedy drama is directed by Soundarya Rajinikanth, wihch features two ace performers Kajol and Dhanush for the first time on the big screen. The makers want the film to get a good response across pan-India, especially in North India, which is considered to be one of the most revenue generating territories, they said in a statement.
Kajol is returning to the big screen after 2015 released "Dilwale", and Dhanush enjoys a huge fan following in the north after "Raanjhanaa" and "Shamitabh".
It was a unanimous decision by the makers of the comedy drama to have a catchy title for their film that the audience can easily relate to and accordingly decided to go ahead with "VIP 2 (Lalkar)", read a statement.
"It was a strategic move to make sure the film reaches across all states. With Kajol and Dhanush coming together in a movie for the first time, the title has to connect with the masses.
"Both the actors have a huge fan base in the North, so we thought of leveraging it thereby keeping a more relatable and easy name for the audience," said Soundarya.
The film also stars Amala Paul and Samuthirakani. Kajol plays the antagonist, making her comeback to Tamil cinema after nearly two decades. Produced by Dhanush, the film has music by Sean Roldan, and is gearing up for July release."VIP 2" is the sequel to 2014 blockbuster "Velailla Pattathari"
(With IANS Inputs)