After the massive success of his gangster film Vendhu Thanindhathu Kaadu, Tamil superstar Silambarasan T.R., popularly known as Simbu, is all set to entertain his fans with a power-packed performance in his upcoming film Path Thala.
Touted-to-be a high-octane gangster thriller, the film is a Tamil remake of Obeli N. Krishna’s 2019 Kannada film, Mufti, which starred Siva Rajkumar in the lead role. Interestingly, the upcoming version is also directed by Obeli N. Krishan.
Pathu Thala Star Cast
The film, produced by K.E. Gnanavel’s Studio Green in association with Dr. Jayantilal Gada’s Pen Studios, Pathu Thala stars Gautham Karthik in the lead role along with Silambarasan, and it is the first time two promising actors of the industry are collaborating with each other.
I've never met a more genuine human being in my life. Sincere about his craft! Impressively creative at work and more importantly, unafraid to show how he truly feels.
Truly a pleasure working @SilambarasanTR_ annan! 😊#PathuThala pic.twitter.com/oaoKEWI00U
— Gautham Karthik (@Gautham_Karthik) November 4, 2022
Karthik was last seen in the Ezhil directorial Yutha Satham. Along with Pathu Thala, Karthik has “August 16, 1947” in his pipeline for 2023. The upcoming remake also stars Priya Bhavani Shankar in the female lead role, with Gautham Vasudev Menon, Kalaiyarasan, Teejay Arunasalam, and others onboard to play pivotal roles.
Pathu Thala Release Date
The filming of Pathu Thanu has been going on for a while, and it was supposed to hit the big screen in December this year. However, as per recent reports, it has been delayed for the next year owing to some shooting delays. The film is most likely to be released in theatres around March 2023.
Meanwhile, the post-theatrical streaming rights of the film have been acquired by one of the leading streamers, Amazon Prime Video. Reportedly, the streamer paid a whopping amount of Rs. 26 crore to acquire the OTT rights of the Tamil action entertainer. However, no official announcement of the deal has been rolled out yet, wrapped up in Nov 2022:
— Karthik Ravivarma (@Karthikravivarm) November 23, 2022
About the Film
The plot of the Studio Green production revolves around a police officer who takes on a dreadful underworld don. The film has music and background score by legendary music maestro A.R. Rahman.
The technical team of the film includes Farook K Basha as cinematographer, Praveen KL as editor, R. Shakthi Saravanan as action choreographer, and RS Ramakrishnan as the dialogue writer.
Our Energetic #AGR burning the floor with his inspirational dance. Filming now for #pathuthala @SilambarasanTR_ @StudioGreen2 @kegvraja @arrahman @NehaGnanavel @Gautham_Karthik @iamSandy_Off @PenMovies pic.twitter.com/VoR34At0WI
— Obeli.N.Krishna (@nameis_krishna) October 29, 2022
— Silambarasan TR (@SilambarasanTR_) October 19, 2022