Director R. Ajay Gnanamuthu’s DeMonte Colony hit the theaters back when the horror genre was a drift in Tamil cinema. Actor Arulnithi played the lead role. DeMonte Colony was one among a handful of entertainers that managed to create a lasting impression on people. Thus, it had a great run in the box office. The drama which was made with a budget of 2 crores racked up 25 crores. Nearly seven years, earlier this year, actor Arulnithi surprised the audience with his announcement of a sequel for DeMonte Colony. Director R. Ajay Gnanamuthu who penned and crafted the first installment is directing the sequel as well. Actress Priya Bhavani Shankar will be seen in the female lead role. The project went on floors with a small pooja ceremony last month. The team wrapped their first schedule of shoot recently.
Now, the production unit has shared a special poster as part of promotion for the film on social media. Actress Priya Bhavani Shankar has shared the poster. Taking to her official twitter handle, the actress shared the special promotion poster and wrote, “This time, it’s not just a poster! The walls will lead you to the darkness.” Here is the post made by the actress.
This time, it’s not just a poster!
The walls will lead you to the DARKNESS…https://t.co/LOdGon4IHh#DemonteColony2 #VengeanceOfTheUnholy#இருள்ஆளப்போகிறது#DarknessWillRule@AjayGnanamuthu@arulnithitamil @SamCSmusic pic.twitter.com/TYfLfOyQ3L
— Priya BhavaniShankar (@priya_Bshankar) January 7, 2023
The special promotion poster is dominated by black color with the title written on a mystic symbol in the background. The poster has gone viral, and has got the attention of the audience. The tagline of DeMonte Colony 2 ‘Vengeance of the Unholy’ had turned a lot of heads, and engineered high expectations on the drama. The special promotion poster has skyrocketed expectations, especially among lovers of the horror genre. DeMonte Colony was shot extensively on the colony with the same name which is situated in Alwarpet. Post the release of the drama many youngsters from all around the city began to flock to the place, and the police had to ban the entry of trespassers into the colony. Such was the influence of the movie.
Apart from actors Arulnithi and Priya Bhavani Shankar, DeMonte Colony 2 has actors Antii Jaaskelainen, Tsering Dorjee, Arun Pandian, Muthukumar, Meenakshi Govindarajan, Sarjano Khalid, and Archana R portraying various other supporting roles. The music for the entertainer will be composed by music director Sam C S. The cinematography department of the venture is handled by cinematographer Deepak D Menon. Editor Kumaresh has been bestowed with the responsibility to trim the project. Art director Ravi Pandi will set the background for the flick. The entertainer is bankrolled by Vijay Subramaniam along with R C Rajkumar under the production company White Nights Entertainment.
On the work front, actor Arulnithi Tamilarasu who was last seen on screens in Dairy is currently busy shooting for his next untitled flick directed by story teller Gowtham Raj in which he will be co starring with actress Dushara Vijayan. On the other hand, actress Priya Bhavani Shankar who had her last outing in the romedy drama Thiruchitrambalam is currently busy shooting for the sequel of Indian helmed by Shankar in which she will be sharing the screen space with actor Kamal Hassan, for her debut untitled Telugu film by Eashvar Karthic in which she will be seen alongside actor Satya Dev, and for a Telugu web movie Dootha helmed by Vikram Kumar in which she will be collaborating with actors Naga Chaitanya Akkineni, and Parvathy Thiruvothu. Apart from these projects, the actress has Agilan filmed by N Kalyanakrishnan with actor Jayam Ravi in the lead, Bommai helmed by Radha Mohan in which she has co starred with actor S J Surya, and Rudhran filmed by S Kathiresan in which she has collaborated with actor Raghava Lawrence in various stages of post-production shaping up for release.