Here’s Your Weekly Fill of All That’s Trending in Tamil Cinema

A week has passed and the Tamil film world is abuzz with a plethora of activities and newsworthy tidbits. Here is your weekly Kollywood roundup

Varalakshmi’s Danny trailer looks edgy and intense

The next direct Tamil OTT release is Danny starring Varalakshmi Sarathkumar and will release on Zee 5 on the 1st of August. The actor plays a hard as nails cop who hunts down criminals with a canine partner. The film is written and directed by debutant Santhanamoorthy. From the looks of the trailer that dropped online, Danny promises to be a kickass thriller.

Sivakarthikeyan & Anirudh’s Chellamey Doctor track is a hit

The next release of popular actor Sivakarthikeyan is Doctor which features every millennial’s favourite composer Anirudh Ravichander scoring the music. The first track Chellamey sung by Anirudh himself along with Jonita Gandhi looks to have gained immense popularity with the Tamil masses with over 5 million views so far. Doctor is directed by Nelson Dhilipkumar and produced by Sivakarthikeyan’s own production company SK productions.

Gautham Menon’s Joshua Imai Pol Kaakha premiers new single

Director Gautham Menon’s next venture is titled Joshua Imai Pol Kaakha and will see a theatrical release in October 2020. The film has music composed by popular singer Karthik and deals with the story of a bodyguard who is assigned to protect a high profile personality.The film stars Varun and Raahei in the lead roles. The first track, Naan Un Joshua with its upbeat and breezy feel is already making waves online.

A milestone for Vijay and Kutti Story

Actor Vijay’s fans were treated to great news as the Master star’s video sung by the actor himself created a record of sorts by becoming the first lyrical video from South India to cross 100k likes on YouTube. Now all that’s left is for the much-awaited film to make its release and send fans into a tizzy!

Dream team web series in the pipeline

An exciting web series produced by Manirathnam’s Madras Talkies titled Navarasa is taking shape. The series will feature prominent actors like Suriya, Vijay Sethypathy and G V Prakash Kumar who will be directed by an array of exciting directors such as Sudha Kongara, Jayendra and Bejoy Nambiar. Now, how’s that for the hype!

Shruti Haasan makes India proud

Actor and singer Sruthi Haasan added another feather to her already crowded cap by being adjudged one of Asia’s top 100 most influential people in a poll conducted by the New York Press Agency- A wonderful achievement and a proud moment for all her fans around the world.

Birthday boy Vishnu Vishal’s character look in FIR revealed

Actor Vishnu Vishal celebrated his birthday on the 17th of July. It was a fitting occasion to reveal his introductory look for his much-awaited upcoming movie FIR also starring Manjima Mohan which promises to be a nail-biting suspense thriller.

Supreme star Sarath on OTT

Actor Sarathkumar will be part of an OTT project titled Birds of Prey based on the novel of the same name by Archana Sarat. While it is not yet known if this would be a film or a web series, the first look poster featuring the star was premiered on his birthday and has garnered a lot of hype and publicity. The rest of the cast and crew is yet to be revealed.

Perandhal Parasakthi is a family affair

For the first time on screen, actor Sarathkumar will be seen together with his wife Radhika Sarathkumar and his daughter Varalakhmi Sarathkumar in the rural drama Perandhal Parasakthi which will be directed by Om Vijay and produced by Radhika Sarathkumar. The first single Keda Sanda composed by N R Raghunathan is successfully doing the rounds online.

Kodiyakkarai first look revealed

The first poster of the film Kodiyakkarai directed by VK Chaudary and Shankar and produced by Calimere films and Rudrapath productions was premiered online.

Dhanush’s DP rocks the internet

Actor Dhanush whose next most awaited release is Jagame Thanthiram celebrates his birthday on the 28th of July. To commemorate the occasion a DP of the actor designed by Kabilan Chellaiah was premiered online and is currently breaking the internet.

Mirugaa first track released online

Mirugaa starring Srikkanth and Rai Laxmi was launched online by actor Dhanush. The track titled I Am Bad Boy is being appreciated for its strong beats and lyrics. The film revolves around a man-eating tiger in a forest that wreaks havoc on citizens.

Until we see you next week with a fresh dose of Kollywood news, keep staying safe and keep bingeing from our endless stream of movies.

Sharanya Sankar: Mom. Bookworm. Cinephile.