Super Deluxe is a movie starring Vijay Sethupathi, Fahadh Faasil, Samantha Akkineni, Ramya Krishnan, Mysskin, Bucks and others, directed by Thiagarajan Kumararaja of Aaranjya Kaandam fame. Fans of the cult 2011 hit have been waiting for the second coming of Kumararaja for a while now, and YNot picking up the movie was welcomed through out the film community, and the trailer was released today amid high expectations.
Vijay Sethupathi may get an interesting new look for his next film. Leaked pictures from the sets of his next film with Thiagarajan Kumararaja show Vijay Sethupathi sporting a saree. The film went on floors late last week. Also seen in the picture are Thiagarajan and PC Sreeram, who expressed his delight at being a part of the project.
This is Thiagarajan Kumararaja’s second film after his debut directorial Aaranya Kaandam (2011), a gangster film revolving around the inadvertent theft of a bag of cocaine.Interestingly, while from Samantha’s side the news of her casting has been confirmed, the director has neither confirmed nor denied these reports. “Nothing is confirmed or official yet.
Director Thiagarajan Kumararaja of Aaranya Kaandam fame, is in talks with actors Vijay Sethupathi and Fahadh Faasil for his next project. When contacted, the director neither confirmed nor denied the news. “Nothing is confirmed or official yet. I am in discussions with people, and there’s nothing more to add to it” he said.
Director Thiagarajan Kumararaja’s Super Deluxe has been nominated for this year’s Indian Film Festival of Melbourne Awards, along with Andhadhun, Gully Boy, Bulbul Can Sing and other films.
Thiagarajan Kumararaja may remake his latest film Super Deluxe in Hindi. However, an official confirmation is yet to come from the director.
Written and directed by Thiagarajan Kumararaja, Super Deluxe starring Vijay Sethupathi , Samantha Akkineni and Fahadh Faasil is trippy and magical, sensitive and irreverent. It is one of Tamil cinema’s best works.
The trailer of director Thiagarajan Kumararaja’s much awaited Super Deluxe released last Friday, with Vijay Sethupathi’s frenetically-paced monologue telling us the story of a person caught between a tiger, a snake, and an abyss. Predictably, the trailer went viral. And, on Sunday, a video clip of the actor dubbing the dialogue for the trailer released.
The distribution rights of the Vijay Sethupathi starrer Super Deluxe has been acquired by the newly founded firm YNOTX, a collaboration venture of YNot studios’ Shashikant, Reliance Entertainment, AP International and Trident Arts. The film is directed by Thiagarajan Kumararaja of National award winning film Aaranya Kaandam fame.
Vijay Sethupathi is currently shooting for Super Deluxe which was earlier titled as Aneethi Kathaigal. The film is being directed by Thiagarajan Kumararaja of Aranya Kandam fame.
Gayathrie of Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom fame has reportedly joined the team of Thiagarajan Kumararaja’s film Aneethi Kathaigal. According to a Deccan Chronicle report, the actress will be joining the other cast members – Vijay Sethupathi, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Fahadh Faasil – soon.
Thiagarajan Kumararaja’s Aaranya Kaandam is being remade in Hindi. The critically acclaimed Tamil film from 2011 is being adapted for Bollywood by screenwriter Karthik Krishnan, under the supervision of Kumararaja. The Hindi version will be set in Hyderabad and casting will begin shortly.
Babloo (Jaideep Ahlawat) tells Lipakshi (Fatima Sana Shaikh) that he loved someone else, this is a marriage of convenience, a business deal and avows that there’ll never be an offspring to present to his father.Bharti (Konkona Sen Sharma bringing the butch) is a “craftsman” among machine-men according to her Brahmin boss who recruits a woman from his caste – Aditi Rao Hydari’s Priya Sharma – for the data operator job that Bharti was eyeing.
Stained glass and wavy figures define Saravanan’s flat and even the world outside the window with trains screeching on the tracks (sound design by Anthony Ruban; background score by Pradeep Kumar and Maarten Visser) and a subway passing look two dimensional, as if they were painted on.The Tamil film directed by Manoj Leonel Jahson and Shyam Sunder and produced by Pa Ranjith’s Neelam Productions and Yaazhi Films, screened at Berlin Critics’ Week after its premiere at IFFK.
Rahul Ravindran who won the National Award For Best Original Screenplay for his debut directorial Chi La Sow, and adapted a French film for his second, Manmadhudu 2, says that while he loves writing, he’s always open to working with someone else’s content, especially, if it’s something he’s not capable of writing himself. “Writing and direction are two completely different skill-sets, and they need not go together.
If there was one question I heard a lot before, during and after Rathna Kumar’s Aadai released, it was “Why do you need a costume designer for a film that doesn’t require clothes?The clothes she designed for the actor took into account the context of the character like the weather conditions without compromising on the style quotient in both timelines.
But Pavel Navageethan’s choice of casting debutants Ram Arun Castro and Vishnu Priya, who carry the film on their shoulders seemed to work just fine owing to their performances.From Shilpa to Vembu to Berlin, the film had amazing performances by Vijay Sethupathi, Samantha Akkineni, Bagavathi Perumal, Fahad Faasil, Gayathrie and more.
Vijay Sethupathi won the Best Actor Award for Super Deluxe at the ongoing Melbourne International Film Festival in Australia. Rima Das, Tabu, Sriram Raghavan and Zoya Akhtar were among the awardees.
Vijay Sethupathi’s new film with Shruti Haasan is titled Laabam. The film, directed by award-winning director SP Jananathan, got underway with a pooja function held at Rajapalayam.
Samantha Akkineni will appear in a cameo in her father-in-law Nagarjuna Akkineni’s film Manmadhudu 2. A sequel to the 2002 romantic comedy, the movie is directed by Rahul Ravindran and also features Rakul Preet and Payal Rajput.
“Autism is not an illness but a developmental disorder,” says Fahadh Faasil as the teaser of Athiran opens with the visual of his eyes staring from the back of a grill. As a continuation of this line, he is heard questioning someone for locking up a girl in the name of this ‘illness.’
Ramya Krishnan will star opposite Amitabh Bachchan in his Tamil debut Uyarndha Manithan, co-starring SJ Suryah. They last worked together in the 1998 film Bade Miyan Chote Miyan.
The weekend is big for Tamil as Vijay Sethupati-starrer Super Deluxe and Nayanthara-starrer Airaa engage in a face off at the box office. In Malayalam, the stage has been set for Lucifer that marks actor Prithviraj Sukumaran’s directorial debut as well as his collaboration with Mohanlal. Films such as Junglee, Notebook and Gone Kesh – headlined by smaller stars takes centrestage in Hindi – a rare occurrence.
Samantha Akkineni, last seen in the bilingual horror-thriller U-Turn, is said to play dual roles in her upcoming films. According to a report in a Tamil daily, she plays the wife of Chaitanya and a school girl (in the flashback) in Majili while in O Baby! Yentha Sakkagunnave, she essays both the younger and older characters. There was speculation that another actor would be roped in to play the older role, but now it is confirmed that Samantha would use special makeup to essay both roles.