The wait ends as the highly-anticipated release date of 'Thalapathy' Vijay's Varisu is out and has come as a big surprise announcement at the stroke of midnight on Thursday. The upcoming venture's Tamil Nadu distributor 7 Screen Studio dropped the thunderbolt update on social media informing fans that the film will open in cinemas worldwide on January 11, 2023, ahead of the Pongal festivities. Producer-distributor Lalit Kumar's 7 Screen Studio unveiled a new poster featuring a mass moment of Vijay carrying a goon on his shoulders from the trailer along with the Varisu release date, which has no doubt opened the eyes of the superstar’s fans for a few more minutes as a treat before they head for a good night’s sleep. 

Directed by Vamshi Paidipally under blockbuster Telugu film producer-distributor Dil Raju's Sri Venkateswara Creations banner, Varisu has been the talk of the town ever since its announcement last year, with the excitement for the film at the top of the summit over the past few days. The film's power-packed trailer released a few hours ago on Wednesday evening was a mix of all commercial elements and went on to take the top spot in the trends within minutes. The Varisu trailer gave fans a glimpse at the treat that awaits everyone in theatres next week, which included a blend of action and sentiment that will appeal to families to throng to cinema halls in huge numbers. Check out the official Varisu release date announcement poster below:

Varisu has Vijay paired opposite the 'National Crush' Rashmika Mandanna for the first time and their on-screen chemistry is billed to be one of the biggest USPs of the film. Likewise, composer Thaman's songs in family entertainer have turned out to be chart-topping hits and his powerful background score in the trailer has left many satisfied, who have been expressing their eagerness on social media to listen to what he's cooked up for the full theatrical experience.