Though we are in the midst of a pandemic, Tamil film industry has a bunch of exciting updated for the real fan. Check out what’s new and get your dose of Kollywood updates right here every week, starting today. There are new trailers, announcements, and song releases.

The Chakra trailer is out

Chakra, written and directed by debutant Anandhan MS, is a much-hyped cyber-crime thriller starring Vishal, Regina Cassandra and Shraddha Sainath. The official trailer was released on the 27th of June and by the looks of it, promises to be an action-packed rollercoaster from beginning to end. The music is composed by Yuvan Sankar Raja. The trailer has garnered an amazing response from viewers. Originally scheduled to have released in May, the film is now awaiting a fresh date following the COVID pandemic.

The IPC 376 trailer is out too

IPC376 is a horror-thriller starring Nandita Swetha who essays the role of a cop investigating gruesome crimes of rape and other forms of abuse. The film directed by Ramkumar Subbaramam is awaiting a date of release and promises to be a swashbuckling female-centric action drama.

Song Kaathodu Kaathanen from the film Jail is creating waves

Jail is an upcoming film directed by Vasanthabalan and stars G V Prakashkumar in the lead role with Raadhika Sarathkumar, Yogi Babu and Premgi completing the supporting cast. While we are yet to see the teaser or trailer of this film, the first single Kaathodu Kaathanen was released and has already gone viral with more than 4 million views. The song gained even more publicity as it is sung by two prominent actors, Dhanush and Aditi Rao Hydari with G V Prakashkumar himself doubling up as the composer for the film

Thumbi Thullal from Cobra is a hit too

Another huge blockbuster that is awaiting its release is the big-budget Cobra starring Vikram and introducing former cricketer Irfan Pathan. The film is directed by Ajay Gnanamuthu of Imaikka Nodigal fame with music by none other than A R Rahman. The first single Thumbi Thullal sung by Shreya Ghoshal and Nakul Abhyankar has already become a household tune with a million views in just the first day of its release online.

Superstar Anthem from Friendship is popular among the masses

Former Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh is all set to make his debut in Tamil with the movie Friendship. Also starring Arjun and Losliya Mariyanesan, the film released its first single, Superstar Anthem on the 5th of July, a rocking peppy tune sung by actor Simbu. The film directed by John Paul Raj and Sham Surya has music by DM Udaya Kumar. The first look poster is intriguing and features two men bound together by handcuffs

Cocktail releases on Zee5 this week

Actor Yogi Babu’s mystery thriller Cocktail will release directly on the OTT platform of Zee 5 on the 10th of July. Having originally been slated to premiere in March, the producers have opted for a digital release following the COVID pandemic. The film’s cast also includes Sayaji Shinde and is directed by Sai Bhasker.

Danny is set for an August release on Zee5

Varalakshmi Sarathkumar’s cop drama Danny will also get a digital release in August and has been picked up by Zee 5. The film directed by L C Santhanamoorthy will feature Varalakshmi as a gritty cop investigating a murder. Sayaji Shinde, Vela Ramamoorthy and Anitha Sampath complete the supporting cast.

AR Rahman video on drug addiction

On the occasion of the international day against drug abuse and illicit child trafficking, music director A. R. Rahman has released a video message to create awareness among the public to stop the usage of drugs.

There’s a new streaming app

Producer-director CV Kumar has announced the launch of a new movies app named Regal Talkies which will be a pay-per-view app which will be streaming quality movies and will have new movies premiering as well.

Birthday wishes to these guys

Director Vijay and actor Arvind Swamy celebrated their birthdays on the 18th of June. The actor is playing a prominent role in Thalaivi directed by Vijay.

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