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Nayanthara’s Mookuthi Amman May Release in Diwali


Nayanthara’s upcoming Tamil film Mookuthi Amman is reportedly eyeing a Diwali release through an OTT platform, reported on Monday.

The report stated that the filmmakers have signed a deal with Disney+ Hotstar and that an official announcement about the deal will be made soon with the tentative release.

Sources close to the film, however, were unable to comment on the same to Silverscreen India.

Mookuthi Amman is the directorial debut of popular radio jockey turned actor RJ Balaji and is being co-directed by NJ Saravanan. This film will see Nayanthara playing the role of a goddess for the first time. Balaji had earlier told The Times of India that the film has all the elements of a devotional film and isn’t a satire.

The film will also feature Urvashi, Smruti Venkat, and Ajay Ghosh. Balaji will reportedly be playing the role of a middle-class person with three sisters.

Balaji, who has been commentating in Tamil for the ongoing Indian Premier League, announced that he was taking 20-day break to complete the formalities of Mookuthi Amman to get it ready for release. He took to social media to share this news with his fans.

Produced by Ishari K Ganesh, the film has music by composer Girishh, cinematography by B Dinesh Krishnan. Editing will be taken care of by RK Selva and stunt choreographer Stunt Silva will look after the action sequences.

The Darbar actor’s other films are in different stages of production. She will be seen in Netrikann  (remake of Korean film Blind), which is being directed by Milind Rau and produced by Vignesh Shivan.

She also has Annathe, directed by Siva, and Aramm 2, which is being directed by Gopi Nainar. She will also be seen in the upcoming Kaathu Vaakula Rendu Kadhal, co-starring Vijay Sethupathi and Samantha Akkineni.

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