'Singam 2' passed with U certificate

Chennai, June 27 (IANS) Suriya-starrer Tamil action-drama "Singam 2" has been cleared with a U certificate with no cuts by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC). The film releases worldwide July 5.

"Singam 2" is the sequel to highly successful "Singam".

It will release in 2,400 theaters, Prince Pictures, the producers, announced in a statement Thursday.

Also starring Anushka Shetty, Hansika Motwani, Vivek and Santhanam in important roles, "Singam 2" is directed by Hari Gopalakrishnan, who had previously helmed the first movie.

Suriya returns in the role of a righteous young cop in the sequel and he will lock horns with an international villain, played by Hollywood actor Danny Sapani, who is known for films such as "Oxford Murders" and "Trance".