Singer Vijay Yesudas debuts as a hero with rural action entertainer ‘Padai Veeran’, the film is all set to release on February 2. Earlier, Vijay Yesudas played as a villain in Maari. Along with Vijay Yesudas, veteran director Bharathiraja also plays an important role.
Produced by Evoke, Dhana, an erstwhile associate of Mani Ratnam has directed the film. Ilaiyaraaja’s elder son Karthik Raja has composed music for Padai Veeran and Vijay Yesudas’ good friend Dhanush has sung a special track.
In an earlier interaction, Vijay Yesudas said that he tried speaking Madurai Tamil in Padai Veeran. Although the singer turned actor was skeptical, director Dhana gave him the much-needed confidence.