Vijay"s new film, Slum Bala, was launched on February 8 at Country Club. The movie, directed by journalist Summana Kittur has Shuba Punj pairing with Vijay for the second time. They were earlier seen together in Chanda.
Angi Sridhar pens the story, screenplay and dialogues for Slum Bala, based on a character of the book 'Dadagiriya Dingalu' written by him. Gurukiran scores the music. Vijay will also be seen in Putta and Ravi Belagere's Mukhyamantri I Love You. His first film with Pyramid Saimira Productions, Avva, directed by Kavitha Lankesh, was released on February 8th.