Venkatesh Prabhu Kasthuri Raja (born 28 July 1983), known professionally as Dhanush, is an Indian actor, producer, director, lyricist and playback singer

Chennai, July 4 (IANS) The official statement video of Dhanush-starrer 'Captain Miller' has created a new record in Tamil cinema

through becoming the first-ever announcement video to garner over 5.5 million cumulative views in a matter of just 24 hours.

Directed through filmmaker Arun Matheswaran, the period movie is to feature actor Dhanush in the lead.

Expectations from this movie, which is being presented by Sathya Jyothi Films's T. G. Thyagarajan and produced through Senthil Thyagarajan and Arjun Thyagarajan, are huge.

The views of the statement video, which was released on Saturday, rose to over 11 million on Monday, with over 66,000 people giving it the thumbs up sign.

The film will feature a musical score by G.V. Prakash Kumar. Cinematography is by Shreyaas Krishna and dialogues are by Madhan Karky.

The film made on a grand scale is a period movie set against the backdrop of the 1930s-40s and will be released simultaneously in Tamil, Telugu, and Hindi.