With the pandemic making its dreaded presence felt all over the world, many businesses and industries have suffered. The film world has stalled the releases of many awaited movies which we hope we can witness sooner rather than later. Take a look at some of the upcoming movies below.

Master

Master brings two prominent stars Vijay and Vijay Sethupathi together on screen for the first time. The storyline of the film directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj has been kept tightly under wraps so far. The film also has many popular faces in the supporting cast such as Nasser, Andrea Jeremiah, Malavika Mohanan and Shanthanu Bhagyaraj. With music by Anirudh Ravichander already gaining popularity, Master promises to be an exciting action thriller for the fans.

Soorarai Pottru

Soorarai Pottru is the latest offering from actor Suriya and filmmaker Sudha Kongara, who directed the critically hailed pugilistic drama Irudhi Suttru. Suriya’s character is based on Air Deccan founder, Captain G.R Gopinath and the events that take place in his life. Other notable actors in the line-up include Jackie Shroff, Paresh Rawal and Karunas with Aparna Balamurali playing the female lead. Soorarai Pottru will also be released simultaneously in Telugu under the title Aakaasam Nee Haddhu Ra. The music composed by G V Prakash Kumar is already making waves.

Ponmagal Vandhal

This Jyothika starter directed by debutant filmmaker JJ Friedrick is reported to have a digital release following its delay due to Covid-19. In Ponmagal Vandhal, Jyothika plays the role of a lawyer. The film also boasts of a talented supporting cast which includes R Parthiban, Bhagyaraj and Prathap Pothen in key roles. The film is produced by Suriya’s 2D Entertainment and is a much-awaited release.

Thalaivi

Thalaivi is another eagerly anticipated and much-hyped film expected to be released in June. Directed by A L Vijay who helmed the critically acclaimed Madrasapattinam and Deiva Thirumagal, Thalaivi is a biopic on the life of former Chief Minister J Jayalalitha. Kangana Ranaut essays the titular role with Arvind Swamy and Prakash Raj playing MG Ramachandran and M Karunanidhi respectively. The film has been made in Telugu and Hindi as well.

Jagame Thandhiram

Jagame Thanthiram is an action thriller directed by the director in demand Karthik Subbaraj and stars Dhanush in the lead role with Sanchana Natarajan, Aishwarya Lekshmi and James Cosmo completing the cast. Originally scheduled to hit the cinema screens on the 1st of May, it has now been postponed to release in August. With music composed by Santhosh Narayanan, Jagame Thanthiram promises to be an exciting collaboration between Subbaraj and Dhanush.

Bhoomi

Bhoomi is an action drama starring Jayam Ravi in his 25th outing as an actor along with Nidhhi Agerwal who makes her Tamil industry debut. Sathish plays a supporting role. Slated to be released on May 1st, the film has now been postponed to a later date due to Covid-19. Bhoomi is directed by Lakshman and has music and background score composed by D. Imman.

Kaadan

Made simultaneously in Hindi as Haathi Mere Saathi and in Telugu as Aranya, Kaadan is a drama directed by Prabhu Solomon of “Mynaa” and “Kumki” fame and stars Rana Daggubati as a “jungle man” with Vishnu Vishal and Pulkit Samrat in pivotal roles. The music for the film has been composed by Shantanu Moitra who is known for his lilting and peppy melodies. The film is said to be inspired by true incidents and people, particularly environment activist Jadav Payeng.

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