According to the film’s publicist, both the actors were shooting for a fight sequence without using any body doubles.
While shooting, Arya sustained grave injuries on his hand, following which he was immediately rushed to the hospital.
After getting treated for his injured hand and receiving necessary medication, the actor got discharged and returned to the sets of ENEMY on the same day to complete the shoot.
The first schedule of shooting for the film has reportedly been completed in Hyderabad. After a short schedule in Chennai, the team left for Ooty to shoot some portions and have now returned back to Chennai.
The action thriller is written and directed by Anand Shankar of Arima Nambi, Iru Mugan and Nota fame. The film also stars Prakash Raj and Mrinalini Ravi. Ravi rose to fame over a video on popular app Dubsmash and debuted in 2019 with the Tamil black comedy-drama film Super Deluxe.
ENEMY will mark Vishal’s 30th and Arya’s 32nd project. The film, bankrolled by Mini Studios, will be released in several languages. While the music has been composed by S Thaman, the camera has been handled by R. D. Rajsekhar.
The title of the film was announced on November 25. On December 17, the first look of actor Vishal from the movie was unveiled. While Vishal commenced shooting for the film earlier, Arya joined the shooting only last week as he was busy shooting for director Sundar C’s Aranmanai 3.
The film will feature Vishal as the protagonist and Arya as the antagonist. ENEMY will also mark the second collaboration between the two actors after the 2011 Tamil comedy-drama film Avan Ivan. Vishal had also made a guest appearance in Arya’s Vasuvum Saravananum Onna Padichavanga.