Vendhu Thanindhathu Kaadu Part I: The Kindling is a gangster film directed by written by B. Jeyamohan and Gautham Vasudev Menon. Produced by Ishari K. Ganesh under the banner of Vels Film International, the film stars Silambarasan TR in the lead with Siddhi Idnani, Raadhika Sarathkumar, Neeraj Madhav and Siddique in supporting roles. The film has its music composed by Isaipuyal A. R. Rahman.
Now that the film has dominated the big screen by killing it in the box office, it is now all set to take over the small screen as well. The digital rights of the film was bought by Amazon Prime Video and are now all set to air the film on its OTT platform. The team of Prime Video IN took to Twitter to announce this news. Sharing a poster of the film, they wrote, "take an unvarnished look at the gangster world #VendhuThanindhathuKaaduOnPrime, Oct 13 ". Check it out:
take an unvarnished look at the gangster world #VendhuThanindhathuKaaduOnPrime, Oct 13 pic.twitter.com/kixtugRSqV— prime video IN (@PrimeVideoIN) October 11, 2022
Vendhu Thanindhathu Kaadu is ready to premiere on Amazon Prime Video on 13 October 2022, while its Telugu version – The Life Of Muthu – will also be released on the very same day. Therefore, those who could not or those who are not able to catch the film in theatres can now watch it in the comfort of their own homes.
Vendhu Thanindhathu Kaadu follows the life of a young village boy, Muthu, who travels to Mumbai to make a living but gets caught in a web of underground criminal activities. The film was released theatrically on 15 September 2022 and opened to widely positive reviews from fans and critics alike. It ended up being a massive commercial success at the box office. The sequel to VTK is currently in the making.