Makkal Selvan Vijay Sethupathi's long awaited film Maamanithan has finally got its release date and several years of wait will finally come to an end. Maamanithan has been officially confirmed to hit the screens on May 6, 2022, as a summer treat for the fans. RK Suresh of Studio 9 took to his official Twitter page to make this announcement and it has made the fans look forward to the movie. RK Suresh recently saw the movie and was mighty impressed with it, after which he acquired the theatrical distribution rights. RK Suresh has already produced the Vijay Sethupathi starrer Dharmadurai and this time, he will be associating with the Vikram Vedha actor as a distributor.

RK Suresh tweeted, "மாமனிதன் @seenuramasamy & மக்கள் செல்வன் விஜய் சேதுபதி @VijaySethuOffl நடிக்கும் மாமனிதன் #MAY6 முதல் உலகமெங்கும் விசித்திரன் மே #MAY20 முதல் உலகமெங்கும் ஸ்டுடியோ 9 வெளியீடு". Arun Vijay's Yaanai is also scheduled for a release on May 6 and it is going to be an interesting box office clash. Maamanithan is directed by Seenu Ramasamy who is known for his intense emotional dramas like Thenmerku Paruvakaatru, Neer Paravai, Dharmadurai, and more.

Produced by Yuvan Shankar Raja under the banner of YSR Films, the film has Super Deluxe fame Gayathrie playing the female lead. Late actress KPAC Lalitha, Guru Somasundaram, Manikandan, Anikha Surendran play supporting roles. The highlight aspect of Maamanithan happens to be its music which is scored by Isaignani Ilaiyaraaja and Yuvan Shankar Raja together for the very first time. The magical duo has already delivered two soulful hit numbers - 'Ye Raasa' and 'Thattiputta'. The rest of the songs are expected to release soon.

With just 1.5 months there for the film's release, we can expect the makers to kickstart the promotions in full swing very soon. M Sukumar and Sreekar Prasad have headed the cinematography and editing teams respectively.