Entertainment21 February 2021
Directed by Karthik Subbaraj, starring Dhanush, Jagame Thandhiram to premiere globally on Netflix
Mumbai, 22nd February, 2021: Netflix is all set for the exclusive release of the highly anticipated film Jagame Thandiram. Directed by Karthik Subbaraj, the film tells the story of Suruli, a nomadic gangster who has to choose between good and evil in a war for what one can truly call home. The film is produced by YNot Studios and Reliance Entertainment. Jagame Thandiram is one of the first big Tamil films on Netflix this year and will launch globally in over 190 countries to be available to its 204 million members across the world, at the same time in multiple languages.
Speaking about his collaboration with Netflix, Director Karthik Subbaraj said, “Jagame Thandhiram is my dream film. A script that's very close to my heart. A story that needs to be told, and heard by audiences across the world. This film has found a new way to speak to its audience. Jagame Thandhiram will be premiered by Netflix worldwide in over 190 countries and in multiple languages simultaneously. I am eagerly looking forward to share this film about a 'Tricky World' (Jagame Thandiram).”
S. Sashikanth from YNOT Studios added, “YNOT Studios as a brand has always been identified with backing bold and path breaking ideas fearlessly, and this decision emphasises further that the ideology is not just limited to content, but also extends across all our strategies and initiatives. We are extremely excited to be partnering with the streaming service, Netflix, who will champion the film and provide a global reach to this Tamil story. Our film is going to be an exciting adventure to watch out for and we are confident that the film will reflect the hard work of the cast and crew, strike a chord with the audiences and receive much acclaim for its efforts. YNOT Studios is proud to bring forth unique homegrown Tamil content to global audiences through a direct digital release. Netflix has 204 million subscribers in over 190 countries, who will get an opportunity to watch Dhanush-starrer 'Jagame Thandhiram', written and directed by Karthik Subbaraj.”
Pratiksha Rao, Director - Content Acquisition, Netflix India said, “We are thrilled to be the home for Karthik Subbaraj's Jagame Thandhiram, and are excited to showcase the brilliance and magic of Tamil cinema to the world. This must-see, enthralling Dhanush starrer promises to entertain fans, and we are honoured to bring it to audiences in India and globally.”
The film stars Dhanush, James Cosmo, Aishwarya, Lekshmi, Kalaiyarasan, Joju George and others. The music of the film is composed by Santhosh Narayanan.
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About YNOT Studios:
YNOT Studios is a film production company in Chennai, India, also established by producer S. Sashikanth in 2009 and has produced 13 feature films as of 2019, which includes productions made in the Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Hindi film industries of India and of which Vikram Vedha (2017) directed by Pushkar & Gayatri - their biggest hit, is being made in three different languages apart from their latest release Game Over (2019) in Tamil, Telugu & Hindi. Their upcoming releases are Jagame Thandhiram, Mandela & Aelay.
Key People : S Sashikanth
About Reliance Entertainment:
Reliance Entertainment is the media and entertainment arm of Reliance Group and is engaged in the creation and distribution of content across film, television, digital and gaming platforms. Internationally, Reliance Entertainment has partnered since 2009 with iconic film producer and director, Steven Spielberg, in the formation of DreamWorks Studios, and thereafter, Amblin Partners. This relationship has produced several successful films such as The Help, War Horse, Lincoln, The Hundred Foot Journey, The Girl on the Train, A Dog's Purpose, Bridge of Spies, The Post, 2019 Golden Globes and Oscar winning film, Green Book & 2020 Academy Award nominee and Golden Globes winner 1917.
Key People : Shibasish Sarkar