the latest release from director M Manikandan
hits theaters Friday, February 11. Starring Nallandi (an 86-year-old farmer), Vijay Sethupathi and Yogi Babu in key roles, the rural drama garnered plenty of attention from moviegoers.
The film also became the latest to be leaked online. Apparently,
has been leaked on platforms and websites like Telegram, Tamilrockers and Movierulz. Vijay Sethupathi’s star isn’t the first film to leak on these hack-based websites. Earlier, theatrical and OTT releases like
Maanaadu, Doctor, Mahaan, Annaatthe
had also fallen prey to these notorious sites. Good with
getting impressive responses from audiences, it looks like the film’s sudden leak could now impact its box office collection.
Produced by Eros International, the film was first announced in 2016. Earlier, it was reported that Rajinikanth was approached to play the main lead artist, however, the superstar turned down the offer for unknown reasons.
marks Vijay Sethupathi’s second outing with the director after
(2016). The latest version has Sethupathi appearing in a cameo role. Muneeshwaran, Kali Muthu, Chaplin Sundar and Raichal Rabecca Philip are the supporting cast of the film.