Directed by Karthik Subbaraj, 'Jagame Thandhiram' stars Aishwarya Lekshmi as the female lead.

Actor Dhanush and others in a poster of Jagame Thandhiram
Flix Kollywood Monday, February 22, 2021 - 13:12

The teaser of the Dhanush starrer Jagame Thandhiram directed by Karthik Subbaraj was released on Monday. Interestingly, it was released by Netflix India on its Twitter handle, seemingly indicating that the film will release on Netflix. “Podu Rakita Rakita! Suruli is coming soon to Netflix. #JagameThandhiramOnNetflix,” the tweet read.

Director Karthik Subbaraj later confirmed that the film will indeed have a worldwide premiere on Netflix, tweeting: “#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!!  Looking forward for all your love & support to the film.”

Karthik had earlier shared the teaser of the film. “Who is this guy SURULI? The answer to this Question along with an Important announcement.. Coming up at 10 AM today. #JagameThandhiram ... Yes, It’s a Tricky World!!,” the tweet from the director read.

The plot revolves around the life of Dhanush’s character Suruli, a quirky gangster. From making country bombs to dancing like a pro, Suruli comes across as a witty gangster who  has got many a trick up his sleeve. However, what happens when he goes abroad and meets the mafia bosses in London? One has to wait and watch the movie to find out.

Actor James Cosmo, who played the role of Jeor Mormont in Game of Thrones, has been roped in to play a pivotal role in the movie and can be seen in the teaser. Jagame Thandhiram also features Aishwarya Lekshmi as the female lead.

The movie was originally set to release in May 2020 but was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Earlier, it seemed like the movie was all set for a theatrical release. When speculations arose that the movie might have a direct release on Netflix, both Dhanush and Karthik Subbaraj had put out tweets indicating that they are hoping for a theatrical release. However, it is now clear that the film will release on Netflix.

Meanwhile, Dhanush has a number of other Tamil movies in the pipeline. The actor recently announced the release date of his movie Karnan. He will also be playing the lead role in his brother Selvaraghavan’s directorial Naane Varuven. Dhanush has also collaborated with Akshay Kumar and Sara Ali Khan for the Bollywood film Atrangi Re.

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