Leo, Ponniyin Selvan 2, Suriya42, AK62 and other highly anticipated films are among the extremely promising projects that the Tamil film industry has in the works for the year 2023.
A highly intriguing era is now being experienced by the Tamil cinema industry. The incredibly gifted Kollywood filmmakers have mastered the art of balancing the artistic merit and marketability of their productions. There is some amazing content being created from Tamil film that can transcend the world and appeal to people from many languages and cultural backgrounds. The clearest instances of this are the huge successes of movies like Ponniyin Selvan and Vikram.
As a result, Tamil cinema is in for some exciting times in 2023, with a number of extremely promising films getting ready to enter theatres. Let’s look at the most anticipated Tamil movies of the year right now.
Thalapathy Vijay’s Leo
The forthcoming gangster thriller Thalapathy 67 aka Leo, which stars Thalapathy Vijay in the main role, is unquestionably the most anticipated Tamil film right now. With its original announcement teaser, which was posted on February 3, Friday, the project—which represents the star’s second partnership with hitmaker Lokesh Kanagaraj—has been igniting the internet. It will be released in theatres on October 19 and stars Sanjay Dutt, Arjun Sarja, Trisha Krishnan, Gautham Vasudev Menon, Priya Anand, Mysskin, Mansoor Ali Khan, and others.
Mani Ratnam’s Ponniyin Selvan 2
On April 28 of this year, Mani Ratnam’s much anticipated sequel to his monumental 2022 film is scheduled to be released. The second chapter of Ponniyin Selvan is anticipated to recapture the magic of the first, which became the highest-grossing Tamil film of all time. The key stars from the first instalment, including Chiyaan Vikram, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Karthi, Trisha Krishnan, Jayam Ravi, and others, will return in PS 2, along with a number of fresh names in significant parts.
According to reports, the much anticipated dark comedy thriller, which will represent Rajinikanth’s first working relationship with filmmaker Nelson Dilipkumar, is scheduled to open in theatres in August of this year. The illustrious personality plays Muthuvel Pandian, an elderly jail guard, in the film Jailer. Mohanlal, a celebrity in Malayalam, would feature in the movie on a particular occasion. Ramya Krishnan, Yogi Babu, Vasanth Ravi, Vinayakan, and others play supporting parts in the film, which also stars Kannada actor Shiva Rajkumar as the main antagonist. Sivakarthikeyan is reportedly appearing in a significant cameo.
In a few weeks, veteran actor Kamal Haasan will have finished filming his big movie Indian 2. After several delays, the film, which is being directed by seasoned filmmaker S Shankar, is now in its last phases of production. Indian 2 is anticipated to arrive in theatres by the second half of 2023, despite the fact that the release date has not yet been declared by the producers.
Other important projects
For the uninitiated, Tamil film is currently working on other really exciting projects in addition to these four major releases for the year. One of the most exciting films that is anticipated to be released this year is Japan, a forthcoming thriller starring Karthi. Other noteworthy films include Maaveeran, Sivakathikeyan’s Ayaalan, Captain Miller by Dhanush, Pathu Thala by Silambarasan, and many more.