Samantha is cast opposite Vishal for the first time in Irumbu Thirai. The action thriller is directed by P.S Mithran and is set to release on January 26. Vishal plays the role of a Army man.

Reports say Samantha will play the role of a doctor in the film named Dr.Rathi Devi. She had earlier played the role of a medical student in Vijay’s Theri.

Irumbu Thirai touted to be thriller highlighting the dangers behind electronic surveillance and Information hacking on the Internet. Senior actor Arjun plays the antagonist in the film. The film’s music is composed by Yuvan Shankar Raja.