Sivakarthikeyan's 'Maaveeran' gets an early release to avoid clashing with Rajinikanth's 'Jailer'
Maaveeran is Sivakarthikeyan's first collaboration with director Madonne Ashwin.
Maaveeran is written and directed by Madonne Ashwin, who is known for directing the critically acclaimed satire movie Nelson.
The movie is produced by Arun Viswa under the banner Shanthi Talkies. The cinematography is handled by Vidhu Ayyanna, the editing by Philomin Raj and finally, the music for the movie will be helmed by Bharath Sankar.
Joining Sivakarthikeyan the rest of the cast includes Aditi Shankar, Sunil, Mysskin, Yogi Babu, and Saritha.
Meanwhile Jailer be the first time Rajinikanth will be working with Kannada superstar Shivarajkumar, the movie also marks the actor's Tamil debut.
Bollywood actor Jackie Shroff has also joined the cast of the movie. This will be the second time Rajinikanth and Jackie Shroff will be working together after the 1987 Bollywood movie 'Uttar Dakshin'.
Recently director Nelson roped in Malayalam superstar Mohanlal for a cameo in the movie. The project was announced by Sun Pictures in February and production officially started in July with shooting taking place in Chennai, Hyderabad, and Coimbatore.
In Jailer Rajinikanth plays the role of a Muthuvel Pandian the warden of the notorious prison. However, the plot of the movie remains under wraps.
But there is a rumor floating around that in the movie warden Muthuvel Pandian will have to protect his prison after a group of armed thugs breaks in to rescue their captured leader.
Tamannaah Bhatia has been roped in to play a major role in the movie, marking the first time the actress will be sharing the big screen with Superstar Rajinikanth.
The movie has an ensemble cast that includes Shiva Rajkumar, Ramya Krishnan, Vasanth Ravi, Yogi Babu, and Vinayakan.
Jailer will be dubbed in all major Indian languages and will hit theaters worldwide on August 10, 2023.