Kamal Haasan reunited again with Mani Ratnam after 35 years and released the titled video and poster ‘Thug Life’ on the 69th birthday of the actor.
The globally renowned actor and pan-Indian celebrity Kamal Haasan had a lavish birthday celebration. The production company Raaj Kamal Films International, well-known for its collaboration with the legendary Kamal Hassan, commemorated the event with the unveiling of an exciting new poster. They sent the renowned actor their sincere birthday greetings on X (previously Twitter).
The newly released poster of his upcoming movie itself was a visual treat for fans, which featured Kamal Haasan in a mesmerizing and intense warrior pose with his long hair concealing his face and only his piercing eyes visible. The poster featured a warrior in pure white garb and said, “Thug Life.”
With the introduction of this eye-catching poster, the enthusiasm around Kamal Hassan’s birthday party escalated. Fans were excitedly awaiting the new project after his enigmatic presence on the poster.
Mani Ratnam and Kamal Haasan, the iconic duo, reunite after 35 years for the much-awaited action movie Thug Life. This is Kamal Haasan’s 234th movie and his first with Ratnam since their renowned 1987 film Nayakan collaboration.
Thug Life is the new title of the movie, which was revealed yesterday. In the Thug Life movie trailer, Kamal Haasan was surrounded by armed individuals with his face hidden by a hood. The poster exudes a mood of mystery and darkness.
In Thug Life’s teaser, Kamal Haasan makes his appearance as gangster Rangaraya Sakthivel Nayakan, also referred to as Kayalpattu Kaaran. Haasan’s long hair and tough attire are also revealed in the teaser for the movie.
Under the respective labels of Raaj Kamal Films International and Madras Talkies, Kamal Haasan and Mani Ratnam collaborated on the production of Thug Life. AR Rahman is composing the film’s soundtrack, while Sreekar Prasad is handling the editing.
Included in the cast of the movie are stunt choreographers AnbAriv and cinematographer Ravi K Chandran. The movie also stars Dulquer Salman, Jayam Ravi, and Trisha Krishnan.
One of the most eagerly awaited Tamil films of 2024 is Thug Life. The film is anticipated to be a cinematic masterpiece, with Kamal Haasan and Mani Ratnam directing, along with an amazing cast and team.
In addition to Thug Life, Kamal will feature in Indian 2, the follow-up to Shankar’s popular vigilante action movie from 1996. In the follow-up, which is set for an April 12, 2024, theatrical release, he will play Senapathy once more. Siddharth, Rakul Preet Singh, and Kajal Aggarwal are also featured in the movie.
In addition, Kamal will appear in the epic science fiction movie Kalki 2898 AD directed by Nag Ashwin, which also stars Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone, and Prabhas. The movie is scheduled to open in theatres on January 12, 2024.