Tamil actor-politician Udhayanidhi Stalin will soon be seen in a political drama film Nenjuku Needhi, it is the adaptation of the 2019 critically and commercially acclaimed film Article 15.
In 2020 producer Boney Kapoor acquired the rights to the film and further chose Arunraja Kamaraj to direct the film. Thereby, it will mark Kamaraj’s second movie as a director after his 2018 directorial debut Kanaa.
According to some sources, Nenjuku Needhi’s title derives from the main lead’s grandfather M. Karunanidhi’s autobiography, the latter was the chief minister of Tamil Nadu state for five terms (1969-1971, 1971-1976, 1989-1991, 1996-2001, 2001-2006).
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Star Cast of Nenjuku Needhi
Other than Udhayanidhi Stalin, Aari Arujunan, Tanya Ravichandran, and Shivani Rajasekhar will be seen playing impactful roles in Nenjuku Needhi.
Yamini Chander, Suresh Chakravarthi, Ilavarasan, Mayilsamy, Abdool Lee, Ratsasan Saravanan, Ramesh Thilak and Sayaji Shinde will also be seen playing significant roles.
Filming began in April 2021 and ended in mid-Dec, in Oct 2021, Makers launched the motion poster of the film on the social media platforms featuring Stalin as a cop.
He will reprise Ayushmann’s role from Article 15 as an upright IPS officer who deals with caste discrimination in society. Title Nenjuku Needhi translates as Justice to the conscience or mind.
Nenjuku Needhi Release Date
The official announcement confirmed the date, producer Boney Kapoor shares the new promo on Twitter, save date ’20 May 2022′ for its theatre release.
True power and strong Will -justice will be served!
Bringing the action-packed story of #NenjukuNeedhi on the big screens on 20th May 🔥 #6DaysToGo@ZeeStudios_ @Udhaystalin @BayViewProjOffl #RomeoPictures @mynameisraahul @RedGiantMovies_ @Arunrajakamaraj @actortanya pic.twitter.com/AmWafIfNTj
— Boney Kapoor (@BoneyKapoor) May 14, 2022
The close to the 2-minute trailer of the film has been unveiled on social media platforms, it depicts the plight of the Dalit people in the city, The title Nenjuku Needhi means Born Equal in Tamil, and the trailer is being appreciated for the story, cinematography, and the narration. Here watch the trailer below.
Watch Nenjuku Needhi Teaser
Behind The Scenes (BTS) Team
Helmed by Arunraja Kamaraj and financed by Boney Kapoor under the banner of Zee Studios, On the technical part the director of photography or cinematographer is Dinesh Krishnan and the editing is handled by Annatthee and Pushpa: The Rise fame Ruben, Music composer is Dhibu Ninan Thomas whose music is being appreciated by the viewers in the motion poster. Romeo Pictures are the distributors.
Udhayanidhi Stalin Upcoming Project
On the Workfront Udhayanidhi has four films on the way apart from Nenjuku Needhi, action crime film Kannai Nambathey, Angel in which he will be starring alongside Payal Rajput Rx 100 fame, and two untitled films directed by Magizh Thirumenia and Mari Selvaraj respectively.
All the films are currently in their production phase except for the latter’s one, in which he will be starring alongside national awardee Keerthy Suresh, and the music in the film will be given by A.R. Rahman.