As part of this collaboration, one Tamil film from the banner will premiere directly on the OTT platform each month, starting from September.
Produced by the husband and wife duo of Suriya and Jyotika, the line-up of films includes the Suriya-starrer Jai Bhim, the Sasikumar and Jyotika-starrer Udanpirappe, the Arun Vijay and Arnav Vijay-starrer Oh My doG, and the Ramya Pandian-starrer Raame Aandalum Raavane Aandalum.
In a statement, Suriya said, “The past year has been transformative. Given unprecedented circumstances, we innovated on different models of release. Amazon emerged as the chosen streaming service for 2D’s latest film launches. From Ponmangal Vandhal to Soorarai Pottru, these beautiful tales found audiences and resonance not just in India, but across the world. We are happy to take this collaboration even further with Amazon Prime Video.”
Here’s more information on the four upcoming films:
Raame Aandalum Raavane Aandalum – (September 2021)
This comedy-drama, directed by Arisil Moorthy, is about a village that is breaking news on all television channels across India. However, the villagers don’t have electricity to watch TV. Kunnimuthu, a 35-year-old innocent farmer, loses his bulls named Karuppan and Vellaiyan, who were like children to him and his wife Veerayi. When searching for his bulls with his friend Manthinni, he accidentally meets reporter Narmatha who helps him. In midst of a great struggle, the bulls will have to be found and the village must be developed as well. The film’s technical crew includes cinematographer Sukumar, music composer Krish, editor Saravanan, art director Mujipur, and costume designer Vinothini Pandian.
Udanpirappe – (October 2021)
Directed by Era Saravanan, Udanpirappe showcases the unconditional love between siblings Vairavan and Mathangi, who are separated due to differences of opinion. While Vairavan believes justice must be fought for, Mathangi’s husband Sargunam insists on going by the law diligently. Over the years, the rift between them is aggravated and all attempts by Mathangi to unite the family turn futile. Whether Mathangi can unite her family forms the crux of this emotional family drama. The technical crew consists of music composer Imman, cinematographer Velraj, editor Ruben, art director Mujipur, and costume designer Poornima Ramasamy.
Jai Bhim – (November 2021)
This murder mystery directed by TJ Gnanavel highlights the story of a tribal couple Senggeni and Rajakannu. When Rajakannu is arrested on false charges by the police and goes missing from the police station, Senggeni starts searching for her husband. She seeks the help of Chandru (Suriya), a famous High Court lawyer, who takes up this challenging case to get justice for the innocent tribal woman. The film’s crew includes cinematographer SR Kadhir, music composer Sean Roldan, art director K Kadhir, editor Philomin, and costume designer Poornima Ramasamy.
Oh my doG – (December 2021)
Directed by Sarov Shanmugam, this children’s film talks about their world, their desires, courage, friendship, unconditional love, bravery, and loyalty. A pup ordered to be killed by its breeder because of a congenital defect escapes. On the other side is a boy hated by everyone – he is not a good student, but a very happy-go-lucky kid. The pup and the boy meet. Whether they end up winning the hearts of others and prove themselves worthy forms the crux of the story. The film’s technical crew includes cinematographer Gopinath, music composer Nivas Prasanna, editor Mega, art director Michael, and costume designer Vinothini Pandian.