Asuran (transl. Demon) is an upcoming 2019 Indian Tamil language action drama film written and directed by Vetrimaaran and produced by Kalaipuli S. Thanu under his production banner V Creations. The film stars Dhanush and Manju Warrier. The film marks the debut of Manju Warrier in Tamil cinema.
G.V Prakash Kumar has scored the music for the film, rejoining back his association with director Vetrimaaran. The film is based on the novel Vekkai by poomani. It is scheduled to be released on 4 October 2019.
The film was announced by Vetrimaaran and Dhanush in December 2018, post the success of their Vada Chennai released in the same year. The duo earlier revealed plans on making a sequel to Vada Chennai but agreed to do another film before that. The film marks the fourth collaboration between the actor and director after Polladhavan (2007), Aadukalam (2011) and Vada Chennai (2018).
Principal Photography began on 26 January 2019. Manju Warrier was selected as lead actress which marked her acting debut in Tamil. The Polladhavan and Aadukalam combo are back with music composed by G.V Prakash Kumar.