GALATTA BREAKING: Jigarthanda producer's next with this top hero
A film that has spawned its own cult following over the years, critically-acclaimed director Karthik Subbaraj struck major box office gold with his Jigarthanda in 2014. Produced under S. Kathireshan’s Group Company banner, Jigarthanda earned the blockbuster status in quick time upon its release and the reputed producer is now all set to kickstart work on his next project with actor Arulnithi from September 2019. As of now, details on the director, the rest of the cast and crew is unknown and is expected to be revealed in an official announcement in the days ahead.
Unlike many other gangster films, Jigarthanda starring Siddharth, Bobby Simha and Lakshmi Menon in the lead roles blended elements of mafia and comedy and emerged triumphant at the box office while eventually also going on to get remade in Kannada under the same title with Sudeep. Among the various accolades that came Jigarthanda’s way were the National Film Awards awaerded to Bobby Simha for Best Supporting Actor and editor Vivek Harshan for Best Editing. Despite the original Tamil version getting dubbed in Telugu upon the time of its release, the film's remake under the title, Valmiki, is hitting screens on September 13, 2019, with Varun Tej reprising the role essayed by Bobby Simha while Atharvaa is stepping into Siddharth’s character as an aspiring director and Super Deluxe fame Mirnalini Ravi is making her full-length acting debut by taking on Lakshmi Menon’s role.