Dhanush has announced the new release date of his upcoming film VIP 2. The film was earlier expected to hit screens on July 28 on the occasion of the actor’s birthday. However delays in the certification process and other factors led to the film’s postponement. The actor has now announced that the film will release on August 11.

The film will release in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi. VIP 2 stars Samuthirakani, Amala Paul, Vivek and Bollywood actress Kajol in lead roles. The film’s music is composed by Sean Rolden. Dhanush has penned the story and screenplay. Soundarya Rajinkanth has directed the film.

VIP was a story of a underdog who triumphs against many odds. The story resonated with the younger population and family audience alike. The sequel is also expected to do very well. Along with VIP 2, Udhayanidhi Stalin’s Pothuvaaga En Manasu Thangam is also hitting screens on August 11