Veera Sivaji (English: Courageous Sivaji) is a 2016 Tamil action comedy film directed by Ganesh Vinayak, starring Vikram Prabhu and Shamili in the leading roles. The film began production during July 2015.
Producer Nandagopal announced that he had signed on Vikram Prabhu to star in his film Dhoni during July 2015 and that Ganesh Vinayak, who had made Thagaraaru (2013), would direct the film. The film also marked the return of former child actress Shamili, who had taken a sabbatical after a brief foray into films in 2009. Featuring an ensemble cast including Rajendran, John Vijay and Robo Shankar, the first schedule of Veera Sivaji was shot in Pondicherry from September 2015. A song choreographed by Dinesh was pictured on the beaches of the town, later that month. The film’s first schedule was finished in November 2015, with the makers revealing that the film would focus on a relationship around Vikram Prabhu’s character and a child. A second schedule for the film was filmed across Chennai from mid November 2015. Music has been composed by D Imman. And there are totally 6 songs in this movie including the theme music.
Directed by Ganesh Vinayak, Gnanagiri (dialogues)
Produced by S. Nandagopal
Written by Ganesh Vinayak
Starring Vikram Prabhu, Shamili
Music by D. Imman
Cinematography M. Sukumar
Edited by Ruben
Production Madras Enterprises
Distributed by Sri Thenandal Films
Release date December 16, 2016