Director Nelson Dilipkumar whose recently release Doctor starring Sivakarthikeyan is among the top 3 Tamil films Box Office Grosser of the year, the film got a wide appreciation for the direction and the storyline both were done by Nelson, it made the business of ₹ 100 crores in just 25 days.
After Doctor’s success, Nelson is all geared up for his next black comedy action thriller ‘Beast’ with the Tamil cinema superstar Thalapathy Vijay. The storyline follows The Terrorists holding Indian citizens hostages. Vijay will be in a beast mode in the film.
30 % of the shooting took place in Georgia and remained in Chennai, Tamilnadu. Reportedly Beast is the first film, to shoot film with a Red-V raptor camera, for the high-resolution fighting sequences.
Pooja Hegde and Vijay got ₹ 3.5 crores and ₹ 70 crore remuneration, Vijay earlier was to get Apparently ₹ 100 crores as remuneration but the actor waive off 30% of his salary owing to financial problems ’cause of Covid.
Star Cast of Beast
It stars Vijay, Pooja Hegde in the pivotal roles, apart from them Selvaraghavan, Yogi Babu, Shine Tom Chacko, John Vijay, Shaji Chen, VTV Ganesh, Aparna Das, Lilliput Faruqui, Ankur Ajit Vikal, Sathish Krishnan, Redin Kingsley, Bjorn Surrao, Sunil Reddy, Shiva Arvind, Sujatha Babu, Smruthi, Janani Durga, Madhuri Watts, and Hasini Pavithra are also featuring in this action thriller.
Beast Release Date & Reviews
Beast has been released on 13th April, a day ahead of KGF Chapter 2 storm at Box Office, early reviews are mixed to positive, means tough competition at Box Office, only Vijay fans can save this film as per the reviews.
Actor #Vijay tried his best to save the film with his fine performance but he has also failed in that attempt. Neither the script nor the execution clicked. Nelson goofed up everything. Anirudh music is the only positive. A BIG disappointment.
— Manobala Vijayabalan (@ManobalaV) April 13, 2022
#Beast [3/5] : A Mall Invasion Thriller..
He is #BeastModeON from start to end..
His Action and dance – All Verithanam..
All fans will be satisfied and happy..
— Ramesh Bala (@rameshlaus) April 13, 2022
Trailer & All About The Film
Apart from directing Nelson Dilipkumar also wrote the screenplay of the film, It is bankrolled by Kalanithi Maran under his banner Sun Pictures, Doctor(2021) Fame Anirudh Ravichander has composed the music in the film. It is Edited and Cinematographed by R. Nirmal and Manoj Paramhansa respectively.
Watch Beast (RAW) Hindi Trailer
The much-awaited trailer is live from 2nd April, 6:00 PM:
Beast First Singh ‘Arabic Kuthu’
Talking about the futures project of the production company Sun Picture they have 5 more films apart from Beast to release in the upcoming year They are, Vijay Sethupathi starrer VJS 46, Etharkkum Thunindhavan starring Suriya, The second part in the Chandramuki franchise, Dhanush starrer Thiruchitrambalam and the fourth installment in the Aranmanai franchise.
The main lead Vijay on 21 June 2021 launched the poster of the film featuring himself holding a shotgun in his hand, That tweet with 342.9 k likes and 10.1 retweets became the most liked and Retweeted Tweet in India in the category of Entertainment.
— Vijay (@actorvijay) June 21, 2021