Vishal's next to be helmed by Hari
The film is backed by Stone Bench Productions and Zee Studios
On Sunday, Karthik Subbaraj's production house, Stone Bench Production announced that they will next be producing Vishal's next helmed by director Hari. Tentatively titled Vishal 34, the film marks Stone Bench Production's 14th film. The production banner has previously bankrolled films like Buffoon and Meyaadha Maan.
The first look poster of Vishal 34 features handcuffs, guns, a few swords and sickles, along with a stethoscope. The makers also announced that the film went on floors with a small pooja ceremony on Sunday.
Extremely happy to announce that our #Production14 is #Vishal34— Stone Bench (@stonebenchers) April 23, 2023
A massive action entertainer starring Puratchi Thalapathy @VishalKOfficial directed by #Hari
Produced by @stonebenchers and @ZeeStudiosSouth@kaarthekeyens @karthiksubbaraj @Kirubakaran_AKR @TheVinothCj pic.twitter.com/0U7WFUBSIb
Vishal 34 will also be produced by Kaarthekeyan Santhanam of Zee Studios. Further details about the cast, crew and plot are currently undisclosed. Vishal 34 will mark the third collaboration between Hari and Vishal after Thamirabharani (2007) and Poojai (2014).
On the work front, Vishal, who was last seen in Laththi, is currently filming for Mark Antony. Helmed by Adhik Ravichandran, the film also stars, Selvaraghavan, SJ Suryah, Sunil and Ritu Varma. He is also working on Thupparivalan 2, the sequel to Mysskin's Thupparivalan (2017). The sequel will be directed by Vishal himself, and Prasanna will be reprising his role in the film.
Hari, on the other hand, last helmed Yaanai starring Arun Vijay. Apart from the Vishal film, Hari also has a film with Karthi backed by Studio Green, and a film with actor Suriya.