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Kabadadaari: AR Rahman Unveils the Teaser, Film to Release in Theatres in December

Music composer AR Rahman unveiled the teaser of the upcoming Tamil film Kabadadaari starring Sibi Sathyaraj on social media on Friday.

The teaser shows Sibi as a traffic police who takes up an intense case and starts to investigate it. While his attempts to pursue the case are being stopped by the higher officials, Sibi is determined to solve the case, despite all odds. Sibi will be playing a cop for the fourth time after Naaigal JakkirathaiJackson Durai, and Walter.


Talking to Silverscreen India, G Dhananjayan, producer of the film, confirmed that the film will have a theatrical release in December.

“We have completed the film and coming to theatres in December. It is adapted from Kannada and we made it to the sensibilities of the Tamil audience. It is an emotional and intelligent thriller. It has come off good and we’re happy and excited to release the film in theatres,” the producer said.

Directed by Pradeep Krishnamoorthy, the film features Nandita Swetha, Nassar, Jaya Prakash, J Sathish Kumar, and is bankrolled by Dhananjyan Govind under the production banner Creative Entertainers and Distributors. Kabadadaari is Sibi’s second film with the director after the 2017 film Sathya.


The film is a Tamil remake of the Kannada film Kavaludaari, which starred Anant Nag. The film is simultaneously being released in Telugu as Kapatadhaari starring Sumanth. The teaser of the Telugu film was released in October by actor Rana Daggubati.

Kapatadhaari features an ensemble cast of Nassar, Nandita Swetha, Jayaprakash, Vennela KishoreSuman Ranganath, and Sampath. While the music for both Tamil and Telugu films have been composed by Simon King, Rasamathi has handled the cinematography.

Both films have been written by Hemanth Rao. The dialogues and screenplay adaptations have been penned by John Mahendran and G Dhananjayan.