The long-awaited highly buzzed Kollywood action thriller FIR is finally going to hit the theaters in Feb 2022. It is helmed and written by Manu Anand.
Actor Vishnu Vishal is playing the Muslim man in FIR (Faizal Ibrahim Rais) who is most wanted in India and the Gautham Vasudev Menon will be seen portraying a cop role who is on the hunt for Vishal.
This long-awaited film had started shooting in Dec 2019 and concluded in Feb 2021. Makers had Unveiled the teaser of the film in Jan 2020 on the occasion of republic day on social media platforms.
The teaser of this intriguing thriller is well received by the viewers, on youtube, it has been viewed over 46 lakh times with 1.3 lakh likes. Since then FIR has been waiting for the perfect time slot to start fire cracking at the theatres.
Theatrical Release Date
In meantime, many reports were also claiming that the makers were contemplating for the film to premiere on the streaming platforms. Now Makers, by defying all the claims, in Dec 2021 announced that the film would finally hit the cinemas on 11 Feb 2022.
Star Cast of FIR
- From the teaser Vishnu’s role is looking Fuzzy, it is unclear whether the actor is playing the protagonist or antagonist in the thriller.
- Gautham Vasudev Menon on the other is essaying the cop role,
- South actress Reba Monica John will be playing the main lead actress as Archana,
- Other actors are Parvathi T. (Praveena Begum), Manjima Mohan, Bigg Boss fame Riza Wilson (Anisha Qureshi), Ram C., and Prashanth Rangaswamy will also be seen portraying significant roles.
Over the Top (OTT) Release Date
For the digital audience, according to recent reports, FIR’s post-theatrical digital rights have been acquired by the streaming platform Amazon Prime Video, in a whopping Rs 7 crore deal.
Thereby the action thriller is going to stream on the Over The Top platform Amazon Prime Video after some time of its theatrical release. Vishnu himself confirmed that FIR from 11 March (Tamil & Telugu) at Amazon Prime Video:
Get ready, everybody. #FIRonPrime – From tomorrow on @PrimeVideoIN.#March12 pic.twitter.com/MzFHk9x5jo
— VISHNU VISHAL (VV) (@TheVishnuVishal) March 11, 2022
Behind The Scenes (BTS) Team
FIR is bagged by Shubhra along with Aryan Ramesh under the Vishnu Vishal production banner Visnu Vishal Studioz or VV Studioz. Red Giant Movies are the distributors. On the technical front, the cinematography and the editing have been carried out by Arul Vincent and Dhonikishore respectively. And the music is given by Ashwath.
Songs Vizhiyile and Payanam’s lyrics written by Bagavathy PK and sung by Sathyaprakash, Mahita Mahesh, Suganth Shekhar, and the latter is sung by Abhay Jodhpurkar.