Netflix to stream 18 new Tamil films in 2023 in its attempt to serve regional language cinema fans
Maamannan, Thangalaan, Vaathi, Revolver Rita, and many more Tamil movies are set to release on Netflix post their theatrical release. Ajith’s AK62 to Vikram’s Thangalaan, here’s the list of upcoming Tamil films acquired by Netflix. Besides Ajith Kumar’s AK62, Netflix also owns the streaming rights to Dhanush’s Vaathi, Vikram’s Thangalaan and Chandramukhi 2 among others.
Many well-liked forthcoming Tamil films, including the untitled movie starring actor Ajith Kumar, have been acquired by Netflix for streaming.
Pongal season is the ideal moment to announce the arrival of numerous Tamil-language films that will be available on Netflix in India after their first theatrical run. On this momentous day, Netflix India posted on social media a list of 18 popular Tamil films that would only be available to stream there after the required time interval between theatrical and on-demand releases. Since arriving in India, Netflix has announced a sizable localised library, following the lead of other services like Amazon Prime Video and ZEE5. Here is a brief list of the Tamil films that Netflix subscribers may look forward to streaming in the upcoming months.
Ajith Kumar and Nayanthara are the leading actors in the forthcoming Tamil drama film AK62, which is directed by renowned filmmaker Vignesh Shivan. The movie’s production started in late 2022, and it’s scheduled for release sometime in June of current year. Considering this that, we should see AK62 coming to Netflix India by August 2023. The project is being produced by GKM Tamil Kumaran and music is by Anirudh.
Aaryan, the next significant film for Tamil actor Vishnu Vishal, was announced in September 2022. The film is being produced by the actor’s own Vishnu Vishal Studioz and was directed by first-time director Praveen K. Notable actors Selvaraghavan, Shraddha Srinath, and Vani Bhojan are part of the cast of Aaryan that is slated to premiere sometime this year in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, and Hindi.
Chandramukhi 2, the highly anticipated sequel to the smash film Chandramukhi starring Rajinikanth, will be released in 2023. Raghava Lawrence, a renowned actor and director, will play the lead part, while other well-known actors like Vadivelu and Kangana Ranaut will join the cast as supporting players. While there isn’t much information available just yet, some sources indicate that the movie will continue up where the original one left off before it hits theatres, leaving the storyline open to interpretation. One thing is certain: Kangana Ranaut will take over Jyothika’s role as dancer Chandramukhi from the first movie.
The Passion Studios’ creation The prestigious list of Tamil films available only on Netflix includes Iraivan. With this comedy starring Nayanthara and Jayam Ravi in the key parts, it doesn’t get any better for fans of Tamil movies. The pair was last spotted in Thani Oruvan by Mohan Raja. Iraivan, with music by Yuvan Shankar Raja, is anticipated to see Ravi portray the major part of a police officer. Apart from that, there isn’t much information known about this next Netflix release.
Irugapatru is a forthcoming film starring Vikram Prabhu and Shraddha Srinath. Vidaarth, Saniya Iyappan, Abarnathi, and Shri are among the cast members of the film, which was directed by Yuvaraj Dhayalan, who is well-known for films like Tenaliraman and Potta Pottim. Apart from these specifics, there is currently no information available on the narrative or the release date, although it should be disclosed within the next weeks.
Jigarthanda Double X
The newest Tamil film by writer-director Karthik Subbaraj is named Jigarthanda Double X. The music is composed by the renowned Santhosh Narayanan, and the major cast includes people with names like SJ Suryah, Raghava Lawrence, and Nimisha Sajayan. According to the most recent information about the film, the final filming has concluded, which means a release may occur within the next several months. The film’s 36-day shooting timeline was disclosed by the director. Actually, Double X is a sequel to Karthik’s superhit 2014 film Jigarthanda.
Future Tamil political thriller Maamannan is the first musical project with composer AR Rahman and writer-director Mari Selvaraj. Along with other well-known actors like Vadivelu, Keerthy Suresh, and Fahadh Faasil, Udhayanidhi Stalin both produces and stars in the movie. The film was announced in March 2022, and a 2023 April theatrical release is anticipated. By June of this year, according to that timeline, Maamannan may be available on Netflix India.
Lyca Productions’ Production No. 18
Following its theatrical premiere, another movie from Lyca Productions will be available on Netflix. The title of the film has not yet been revealed, but T Arulchezian wrote and directed it, and it has Vidaarth and Yogi Babu in the key parts. Despite the lack of information regarding the narrative, it is anticipated that Yogi Baby would play the lead role in a comedy film.
Lyca Productions’ Production No. 20
Jai and Aishwarya Suresh are the stars of Lyca Productions’ production number 20. We know almost little to nothing about its poster, trailer, or release date other from the fact that it was directed by Rohan Venkatesan, who is best known for his work on Petromax and Adhe Kangal. Guess we’ll have to hold off on that for a while.
Lyca Productions’ Production No. 24
After its imminent theatrical release, Lyca Productions’ production number 24 movie will also be available on Netflix. The title of the film has not yet been revealed, but we do know that it is being written and directed by Harish Prabhu and has Bharathiraja and Arulnithi in the key roles. In 2023, we anticipate the release of further information including the title, poster, and trailer.
We can’t wait to see what writer-director K Chandru has in store for Tamil film fans with his new crime drama, Revolver Rita, after this week’s release of an incredible first-look poster. This allegedly female-led film, which stars Keerthy Suresh, is being worked on by veterans like Praveen KL, Dinesh Krishnan B, Sudhan Sundhabam, and Jagadish Palanisamy.
Samuthirakani, Kathir, Vasundhara, and Katha Nandi play the key characters in Jayaprakash Radhakrishnan’s film Thalaikoothal, which is based on the delicate subject of mercy killing. Producing the project are Chakravarthy Ramachandra and S Sashikanth. In February 2023, Thalaikoothal will hit cinemas, and sometime in April of this year, it will be available on Netflix.
The title role in the forthcoming Thangalaan is portrayed by Vikram. According to reports, the film is set in a time period before independence and is anticipated to reflect actual events from the Kolar Gold Factory in Karnataka. Parvathi Thiruvothu will portray the character of the female lead with a strong personality opposite the celebrity. Pa Ranjith, the writer-director, has reportedly spent the last four years refining the storyline and the film’s aesthetic.
Vaathi, a forthcoming Tamil historical drama starring Dhanush and Samyuktha Menon, is scheduled for release on February 17, 2023. In this coming-of-age action film, directed by Venky Atluri, a junior professor in the third grade at Tirupati Educational Institute takes a stand against the school to stop students from being exploited for financial benefit. Before the film opens in theatres, songs and posters have already been made available.
Varalaru Mukkiyam, a romantic comedy helmed by newcomer Santhosh Rajan, is one of the list’s few already-out films. The movie, which has Jiiva and Saranya Ponvannan among its leading ladies, has, regrettably, gotten negative reviews from both reviewers and the general public. By February 2023, after a December 9, 2022, theatrical debut, we may anticipate the film to be available on Netflix India.