Shooting of Dhanush starrer MAARI 2 begins

Actor Dhanush during mahurat of his upcoming film

The shooting for the upcoming Tamil action-comedy MAARI 2 has begun.

"With all your blessings and love MAARI 2 shoot starts," Dhanush tweeted on Monday morning.

Directed by Balaji Mohan, MAARI 2 also stars Sai Pallavi. The Tamil action-comedy film marks Balaji's second collaboration with Dhanush after MAARI.

Veteran music-composer Ilaiyaraaja has sang a song for MAARI 2.

In MAARI, Dhanush played a dhoti-clad, moustache-twirling local rowdy and he was paired with Kajal Aggarwal.

Actors Robo Shankar and Vinod, who played Dhanush's sidekicks in the first part, will be part of MAARI 2. Malayalam actor Tovino Thomas has been signed to play the antagonist.