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Paava Kadhaigal: Netflix Launches Teaser of Its First Tamil Anthology Film

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The teaser of Paava Kadhaigal, a Tamil anthology film, was released by Netflix on Friday. The film is the streaming giant’s first Tamil anthology venture and will release on December 18.

The film comprises four stories, which will be directed by Gautham MenonSudha KongaraVetrimaaran, and Vignesh Shivan. The cast includes AnjaliBhavani Sre, Gautham Menon, Hari, Kalidas JayaramKalki Koechlin, Padam Kumar, Prakash RajSai Pallavi, Shanthnu Bhagyaraj, and Simran, among others.

Earlier, during the announcement of the film, Netflix had revealed in a press release that Paava Kadhaigal will explore how “love, pride and honour influence complex relationships”.

Speaking about the film, Kongara had said in the statement, “Each story in this anthology explores unconventional, unfettered, and unconditional love. It’s great that these incredible stories will reach viewers in India and around the world with Netflix.” Anirudh has composed music for this film.

The announcement of Paava Kadhaigal was made soon after the release of Putham Pudhu Kaalai, an anthology showcasing the works of directors Kongara, Menon, Suhasini Mani Ratnam, Rajiv Menon, and Karthik Subbaraj on Amazon Prime Video. A month back, Netflix had also announced Navarasa, a Tamil anthology conceived by director Mani Ratnam and Jayendra Panchapakesan, the co-founder of Qube Cinema.

Talking about the influx of regional content on OTT platforms, Menon, who is directing one story and has also acted in Paava Kadhaigal, told Silverscreen India, that earlier there was very little focus on Tamil content, which is now growing. He added that he hopes to see more opportunities in the future.

Paava Kadhaigal will be bankrolled under the RSVP Movies banner, headed by Ronnie Screwvala, and the Flying Unicorn entertainment banner, headed by Ashi Dua Sara.

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