The first single ‘Thumbi Thullal’ from Ajay Gnanamuthu‘s Cobra is out now. Bankrolled by Lalit Kumar’s Seven Screen Studio, the film stars actor Vikram and marks the Tamil film debut of Srinidhi Shetty of KGF fame. Cobra marks Vikram’s 58th film.
The melody rendered by Shreya Ghoshal and Nakul Abhyankar in a tune composed by AR Rahman has a serene wedding vibe with a touch of a celebratory mood. ‘Thumbi Thullal’ is reportedly the engagement song of Madhiazhagan (Vikram) and Bhuvana Menon (Srinidhi). Vivek has penned lyrics for the song.
The song is streaming on Jio Saavn.
Presenting the @arrahman delight ❤️❤#ThumbiThullal from #Cobra ➡️ https://t.co/bG3xrTu5Wu#ChiyaanVikram @AjayGnanamuthu @Lalit_SevenScr @SrinidhiShetty7 @SonyMusicSouth @JioSaavn @shreyaghoshal @NakulAbhyankar @Lyricist_Vivek #Jithin #CobraOnJioSaavn pic.twitter.com/5N2D6MzU2m
— Seven Screen Studio (@7screenstudio) June 29, 2020
Cobra an action-thriller features Irfan Pathan essaying the role of a Turkish Interpol officer while 13th Belief fame Vidya Lakshmi, KS Ravikumar, Shane Nigam, Super Singer fame Poovaiyar and Comali director Pradeep Ranganathan are playing crucial roles.
Earlier Sivakumar Vijayan was roped in as the cinematographer but has now been replaced by debutant Harish Kannan while Amaran is the art director and, Bhuvan Srinivasan is the editor. Dancer Sathish is choreographing dance and Dhilip Subbarayan is choreographing stunts. The film’s shot in Chennai, Kerala, Kolkatta, Russia, and various other places in India and abroad.
Recently, rumours that Vikram had quit acting to focus on his son Dhruv Vikram‘s career surfaced after a baseless report by the news and gossip online portal Pinkvilla. The actor’s PRO slammed these rumours and issued a clarification regarding the same.
The team also celebrated the actor’s birthday recently, sending him a montage video of clippings of the cast and crew wishing him.
Here’s Team #Cobra sending their love and wishes to our one & only #ChiyaanVikram Sir. #HBDChiyaanVikram ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️
And also speaking about #WhyweloveChiyaan https://t.co/cj1TxQyoaU
— Ajay Gnanamuthu (@AjayGnanamuthu) April 17, 2020
The first look poster featured Vikram in seven personas and turned out to be a huge hit with his fans. The title motion poster has also raked in over 2.1 million views.
Cobra has completed 90 days of shoot so far and is left with about 25% of shooting left, which will be completed post lockdown. The film which was earlier slated for a May 2020 release will now hit screens once theatres open.