Starting his career as an assistant director to actor Arjun, Vishal proceeded to become a big screen favourite from his on-screen debut in 'Chellamae'. Through movies like 'Sanda Kozhi' and 'Thimiru', the actor who established himself as a full fledged action hero, left us gaping in wonder with his unmatched performance in 'Avan Ivan'.
Through his steady performance, he has swept mass fan base for himself, and has now set foot in production as well. The first film to roll out of Vishal Film Factory is titled 'Pandianadu', starring Vishal and will be directed by Susinthiran of 'Vennila Kabbadi Kuzhu' and 'Naan Mahaan Alla' fame. Based on the fictional story of revenge and action of a Madurai dweller, the film will go on the floors on May 15th. Lakshmi Menon plays the heroine; Soori, Vikranth and 'Aaranyagandam' Somasundaram are also part of the star cast. Music for the film is composed by Imman.