Leading theatre chain SPI Cinemas has acquired the Chennai city rights of Sivakarthikeyan’s Velaikkaran which is being directed by Mohan Raja of Thani Oruvan fame. The shooting for the film is on the brink of completion.

Produced by RD Raja’s 24AM Studios, Velaikkaran has been confirmed to hit screens on December 22nd for the Christmas weekend. The movie also stars Nayanthara and Fahadh Faasil in important roles. The album composed by Anirudh Ravichander will be launched next month.