Sardar is an upcoming Tamil spy action thriller film written and directed by P. S. Mithran, and produced by S Lakshman Kumar under the banner of Prince Pictures. The film stars Karthi in a dual role with Raashii Khanna, Rajisha Vijayan, Chunky Panday, Laila, and Murali Sharma in prominent roles. The film's music has been composed by G. V. Prakash Kumar, cinematography by George C. Williams, and editing by Ruben. 

Earlier today (October 12), the film's distributors announced the release date of the film. the team of Red Giant Movies took to their official Twitter handle to announce this grand news that the film will hit the screens on  October 21. Sharing the poster from the film, they wrote, "Be prepared, #Sardar is coming to blow your mind 🎇⚡️ 𝗜𝗻 𝗰𝗶𝗻𝗲𝗺𝗮𝘀 𝘁𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝗗𝗶𝘄𝗮𝗹𝗶. #SardarDeepavali ". Check it out:

The film marks Hindi film actor Chunky Panday's debut in Tamil cinema and actress Laila's comeback to cinema after sixteen years. Karthi is currently riding high on the success and great appreciation he has been receiving for his performance as Vandiyadevan in Mani Ratnam’s magnum opus Ponniyin Selvan 1.  

Sardar will be releasing on the same day as Sivakarthikeyan's Prince which is also set for a Diwali release. The two Diwali releases, Sardar by Karthi and Prince by Sivakarthikeyan, will compete against one another at the box office on October 21. Both movies deal with diverse genres. Following the release of SK starrer Hero and Karthi starrer Thambi on the same date in December 2019, this will be Sivakarthikeyan and Karthi’s second battle at the box office.