One of the most anticipated films of the year, the Sivakarthikeyan starrer, Mr. Local, directed by M. Rajesh under the Studio Green banner with music by Hiphop Tamizha is carrying huge expectations around it and was initially announced for a theatrical release on May 1.

The upcoming rom com also stars Nayanthara as the female lead followed by Raadhika Sarathkumar, Thambi Ramaiya, Sathish, Yogi Babu, Robo Shankar among others in vital roles and has generated quite a lot of excitement after the release of the film’s teaser and the two single tracks - "Takkunu Takkunu" including the "Kalakkalu Mr Localu" song sung by Sivakarthikeyan.

Having said that, the makers of the film have now officially announced that Mr. Local will be hitting screens everywhere on May 17 and has been prepped as a massive "power-packed family entertainer". Check out the official announcement made by Studio Green including a new release date poster for the film below: