Amid the high-level anticipations, Dhanush starrer 'Jagame Thandhiram' is all set to have a huge global release as the global OTT giant Netflix has made a massive announcement on Monday in which it has said that the movie will be directly released on its platform globally. Netflix has confirmed that it will be premiering the movie by officially releasing the movie's teaser.
Jagame Thandhiram is one of the much-anticipated movies of Dhanush, given his growing popularity and the storyline of the film. On Monday, Netflix India took to Twitter and released the teaser of the movie. In his note, the streaming giant said, "Podu thagida thagida Rakita Rakita! Suruli is coming soon on Netflix". However, it is yet to be clear on the movie's release date. The teaser promises a perfect treat and yet another blockbuster from Dhanush.
Produced by S. Sashikanth under the banner of YNOT studios along with Reliance Entertainment, Jagame Thandhiram is written and directed by Karthik Subbaraj. The film features Dhanush in the lead role while Aishwarya Lekshmi plays the female lead. The movie has roped in Hollywood actor James Cosmo, who rose to fame through Game of Thornes, Joju George, Kalaiyarasan, Soundararaja, and Sanchana Natarajan for important roles. Through the movie, James Cosmo has made his debut in the Indian cinema.
Santhosh Narayanan has composed the music while Shreyaas Krishna and Vivek Harshan had done cinematography and editing respectively. The plot of the movie revolves around the life of Suruli (Dhanush), who is a gangster. From making country bombs to dancing, Suruli comes across a gangster, and the story would revolve around what happens when Suruli goes abroad and meets the mafia bosses in London.
Being made as an action thriller film, Jagame Thandiram was scheduled for a theatrical release on May 1st, 2020, but it was deferred due to the COVID-19 lockdown. Earlier this January, it was reported that the film will be scheduled to release directly through Netflix. However, the movie-makers had asserted that the film will be released only in theaters. Actor Dhanush and director Karthik Subbaraj had said that they are hoping for a theatrical release.
While the fans were expecting the release date of the movie to watch in the theaters, the movie team has now twisted the tale and revealed that the movie will be released on Netflix. The teaser has received huge attention with the ardent fans of Dhanush have been trending the movie and sharing the teaser on social media. Karthik Subbaraj had also confirmed that the movie will be released on Netflix, which would premier it in 190 countries.
Subbaraj took to Twitter and said, "#JagameThandhiram - A dream film that's made with all hearts & hard work by the whole team has found a new way to speak to its audience. #Netflix World premier in 190 countries!! Looking forward to all your love & support for the film". While the movie was scheduled for the theatrical release, it has now come to the revelation that the movie will be released on OTT directly.
Apart from Jagame Thandhiram, Dhanush has several movies in the pipeline. The actor has recently announced the release date of his movie 'Karnan'. He will also be playing the lead role in 'Naane Varuven' directed by his brother Selvaraghavan. He also has shared the screen with Bollywood stars Akshay Kumar and Sara Ali Khan for the Hindi movie 'Atrangi Re'. Currently, Dhanush is in shooting for his second Hollywood movie 'The Gray Man' directed by 'The Avengers' fame Russo brothers.
Podu t̶h̶a̶g̶i̶d̶a̶ ̶t̶h̶a̶g̶i̶d̶a̶ Rakita Rakita! Suruli is coming soon to Netflix. #JagameThandhiramOnNetflix@dhanushkraja @karthiksubbaraj @sash041075 @chakdyn @Music_Santhosh @StudiosYNot @RelianceEnt @Shibasishsarkar @APIfilms @SonyMusicSouth @onlynikil pic.twitter.com/NbBDu3LFcU— Netflix India (@NetflixIndia) February 22, 2021
#JagameThandhiram - A dream film that's made with all hearts & hard work by the whole team has found a new way to speak to it's audience.#Netflix World premier in 190 countries!!— karthik subbaraj (@karthiksubbaraj) February 22, 2021
Looking forward for all your love & support to the film 🙏