Silambarasan TR's Pathu Thala will open in cinemas on March 30, 2023, the film's production banner Studio Green announced on Saturday ahead of the New Year. The big announcement for the gangster drama's theatrical outing has come after the film had been pushed from hitting the screens a couple of weeks back from its initial plan of release on December 14. Directed by Sillunu Oru Kaadhal fame Obeli N. Krishna and featuring music by Academy Award-winning composer A. R. Rahman, there was some confusion a few days back after there was no update regarding the Pathu Thala release date, with many taking to social media to ask the film's team for the release plan. In that light, this latest announcement will no doubt come as a huge relief for Simbu's fans everywhere, who can now expect more consistent updates going forward. Check out the Pathu Thala release date announcement below:

Pathu Thala is highly-anticipated among fans as it will see STR playing the role of a don for the first time in his career and the story of the film is set in and around the Kanyakumari district. The upcoming film is a remake of the Kannada blockbuster, Mufti, released in 2017, which was directed by Narthan and featured superstar Shiva Rajkumar in the role of a dreaded gangster, while Sriimurali played the role of an undercover police officer. Simbu, who has two back-to-back box office blockbusters to his credit with Maanaadu (2021) and Vendhu Thanindhathu Kaadu released earlier this year, will be looking forward to making it a hat-trick with Pathu Thala and the word that he is cast as an underworld don has created massive curiosity and excitement among his fans. 

Pathu Thala has Silambarasan TR sharing screen space with Gautham Karthik, who is cast in the role of an undercover cop, while the supporting cast includes filmmaker Gautham Vasudev Menon playing the role of the antagonist, with Priya Bhavani Shankar appearing as the female lead, followed by Natchathiram Nagargiradhu star Kalaiyarasan, Asuran fame Teejay Arunasalam, Doctor actor Redin Kingsley, Malayalam actress Anu Sithara, popular child artiste Manasvi Kottachi of Imaikkaa Nodigal and Maamanithan fame and poet Manushyaputhiran, in pivotal roles.