'Maari' released in July 2015 was a big hit at the box-office. Following its success, director Balaji Mohan announced it's sequel 'Maari 2' with Dhanush in the lead. The first installment had an ensemble cast of Kajal Aggarwal, Vijay Yesudas, Kaali Venkat, Robo Shankar among others playing prominent roles. Though most of the characters are said to be retained, Mollywood star Tovino Thomas has been roped in to play the antagonist role.
The crew has Om Prakash for cinematography and GK Prasanna for the cuts. Both of the worked in the prequel as well.