(This article is authored by Alar)
The wait is over! The blockbuster film Chithha, starring Siddharth and Amala Paul, is finally coming to your screens. The action thriller, directed by SU Arun Kumar, will be streaming on Disney + Hotstar from November 28.
Chithha, which released in theatres on September 28, received rave reviews from critics and audiences alike. Directed by SU Arunkumar, the film stars Siddharth and Nimisha Sajayan as the main leads, who cope with their present challenges they didn't expect of in the name of child abuse.
Siddharth, who plays the lead role of Chithha, took to his social media handle to announce the news. He wrote, “#CHITHHA on HOTSTAR We are thrilled to announce that your much loved and celebrated “FILM OF THE YEAR” SU Arun Kumar’s #CHITHHA will be streaming on @disneyplushotstar from November 28th.”
The fans of the actor and the film were ecstatic to hear the announcement. They expressed their excitement and appreciation in the comments section. Some of them even said that they would watch the film again on the OTT platform.
The film also features an ensemble cast of talented actors such as Nassar, Kalaiyarasan, and Gouri Kishan. Chiththa is not a film for the faint-hearted. It exposes the harsh realities of child abuse and its impact on the victims and their families. The film also raises important questions about the role of the law, the society, and the religion in dealing with such crimes.
'Chithha' is a film that explores the dynamics of a Chithappa-nephew relationship, and how it changes over time. The movie is about a man who is trying to raise his niece alone like a daughter but his world turns upside down when the girl goes missing.
The film was produced by Siddharth under his banner, Etaki Entertainment. The director is known for Pannaiyarum Padminiyum, Sethupathi and Sindhubaadh. The music is composed by Dhibu Ninan Thomas, where the cinematography of the film was by Balaji Subramanyam, and the editing was handled by Suresh A. Prasad.
It's interesting to note that this film drew inspiration from a Malayalam short film called "Based on a True Story" (2017), written, directed, and produced by Rajesh Ambattu. The short film had a similar plotline and story as this film and was released on YouTube in 2017.