The latest version of Vijay
makes all the good noises. The film directed by Nelson Dilipkumar was released in theaters on April 13, a day before Puthandu, the Tamil New Year. The action-thriller is Thalapathy’s second film to be released post-pandemic, following Master (2021), which also coincidentally received similar reactions from audiences. Talk about the answer to
in theaters, the film received favorable reviews from audiences and critics. Many are praising the amazing acting skills of the lead actors, action sequences, Vijay’s whistle-worthy dialogue, songs, and vibrant color designs used in the film. Not only that, fans and followers of Thalapathy are now celebrating the film’s tremendous response in theaters by trending #Beast on social media.
Among all the good news, what also caught the attention of netizens was the leak of the film on infamous websites. Apparently,
leaked on various piracy-based websites, which could now impact its hunt for box office collections. Hearing the news of the leak, fans and followers of the main man took to their social media to ask the public not to promote piracy by any means and to encourage a virtuous process of viewing.
isn’t the first film to leak online. Earlier, OTT and theatrical releases like
Valimai, Doctor, Annaatthe, Maanaadu, Master, Jai Bhim, Navarasa, Soorarai Pottru
also fell prey to piracy. Leaks of films, especially Tamil ones, have become a huge headache for filmmakers and backers, and it seems high time to step up security in theaters and multiplexes to ensure viewing safer.
directed by Nelson Dilipkumar features Pooja Hegde in the female lead role.
Article first published: Wednesday, April 13, 2022, 10:00 a.m. [IST]