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Directed by Meera Kathiravan
Produced by Meera Kathiravan
Written by Meera Kathiravan
Starring Krishna Kulasekaran
Venkat Prabhu
Erica Fernandes
Music by Sathyan Mahalingam
Cinematography Vijay Milton
Edited by Praveen K. L.
N. B. Srikanth
Release date
  • 6 October 2017 (2017-10-06)[1]
Country India
Language Tamil

Vizhithiru (English: Stay awake) is an upcoming Tamil action thriller film written and directed by Meera Kathiravan, who debuted with Aval Peyar Thamizharasi.[2] The film which began production in 2012 after numerous delays will be released in 2017.


The film has Krishna Kulasekaran playing the lead, with Venkat Prabhu, Dhansika, Vidharth, Abhinaya, Deiva Thirumagal Sara Arjun, Thambi Ramaiah, Nagendra Babu (brother of Chiranjeevi) and new faces Rahul Bhaskaran and Erica Fernandes in important roles.[3] While Vijay Milton will handle the cinematography, Praveen K. L. and N. B. Srikanth have been roped in as editors.[4] The film’s first look photo shoot took place recently.[5] Set in Chennai, the film happens within 12 hours. It was shot completely around Ritchie Street, Mount Road and Vepery.[6]



It was first reported that talks were on with Yuvan Shankar Raja to compose music,[7] but singer Sathyan Mahalingam was finalized as the composer.