VIP 2 released in Tamil and Telugu in the south Indian market on 11 August, 2017 to the expectations of the audience and trade. VIP 2 is a sequel to 2014 superhit VIP, and VIP 2 got mixed reviews from the audience. Film had an opening of around 5.75 crore and eventually grossed around 27 crores to complete the weekend. VIP had gotten anonymously positive reviews from the audience, while VIP 2 has had its fair share of criticism. Apart from those reviews, the mass audience has liked the film and gave it a thumbs up. VIP 2 progresses as a story right after the events of VIP and Vasundhara (Kajol) comes across as the new antagonistically challenge to Raghuvaran (Dhanush).
VIP was directed and written by Velraj and he brought a new language to storytelling to a film of this genre. VIP 2 is written by Dhanush and directed by Soundarya Rajnikanth. Soundarya Rajnikanth had previously directed an animated feature called Kochaadaiyaan, which was termed as a flop at the box office. VIP 2 thrives on the landmark incidents and moments created by VIP like Amul Baby. VIP 2 Lalkar (Hindi version) will release on 18th August as the previous part managed to have that kind of a fan base.
There are not too many Humble budget Tamil film which will be awaited by the audience of all languages including the wide diaspora of Hindi speaking audience. VIP 2 has gotten more than 25,000 votes ob Bookmyshow, which is more than any film coming out this week. VIP 2 Lalkar releases on 18 August, 2017.