Trending Story: Karthik Subburaj's Jigarthanda continues with a franchise! The director spills the beans...

(This article is authored by Alar) 

Director Karthik Subbaraj is known for his innovative and experimental films that explore various genres and themes. His 2014 film ‘Jigarthanda’ was a cult hit that showcased the clash of two worlds: a budding filmmaker and a ruthless gangster. The film was praised for its dark comedy, thrilling action and metafictional elements.

Now, Karthik Subbaraj is ready to take his ‘Jigarthanda’ franchise to the next level with his upcoming sequel ‘Jigarthanda Double X’. The director reportedly stated that he wants to turn "Jigarthanda" into a franchise movie that centers around the idea of crime and art combined in a recent interview with a local media outlet.

He continued, describing it as the idea of two distinct worlds colliding and the ways in which their various stories affect one another. According to Karthik Subbaraj, the film's franchise can continue even 20 years from now with new directors continuing to shoot it at the intersection of crime and art.

He said that he wants his film to be like a metafilm, which is a movie about making films. He reportedly said that he wanted to make his film a franchise and a genre in itself. The director also revealed some details about his film ‘Jigarthanda Double X’, which stars Raghava Lawrence and SJ Suryah in the lead roles.

He said that the film is not a direct sequel to ‘Jigarthanda’, but a film with gangsters and philosophy. He said that there will be a scene in the film that will connect it to the original 'Jigarthanda’. 

Karthik Subbaraj’s ‘Jigarthanda’ franchise is a unique and exciting venture that promises to deliver a mix of crime and art on the silver screen. The director has proved his mettle with films like ‘Pizza’, ‘Iraivi’, ‘Petta’ and ‘Jagame Thandhiram’. His fans are eagerly waiting to see what he has in store for them with his ‘Jigarthanda’ franchise.