Taanakkaran is an upcoming Tamil cop thriller film directed by Tamizh, who is well-known for playing the role of an evil cop sub inspector Gurumoorthy in megastar Suriya starrer super hit courtroom drama Jai Bhim.
The upcoming cop thriller is bankrolled by SR Prakash Babu, SR Prabhu, P Gobinath and Thanga Prabaharan under the banner of Potential Studios, a production house which produced many acclaimed movies including Maya (2015), Maanagaram (2017) and Monster (2019).
If we talk about technical work, the cinematography is handled by Madhesh Manickam and editing is done by “Master” fame Philomin Raj while the film has music and background score by Ghibran.
According to the makers, some of the realistic action sequences will be one of the film’s highlights and these are choreographed by Stunner Sam.
Taanakkaran Star Cast
The film stars young actor Vikram Prabhu, the son of Tamil actor Prabhu Ganesan and the grandson of veteran star Sivaji Ganesan, in the lead role.
It will feature Vikram Prabhu as a cop for the third time after Gaurav Narayanan’s 2014 action thriller Sigaram Thodu and Dinesh Selvaraj’s Thuppakki Munai, which was also an action thriller in genre.
Actress Anjali Nair who made her debut in the film industry with director Selvakannan’s 2019 sleeper hit Tamil drama thriller Nedunalvaadai, will play the female lead in this film.
Along with the lead star cast, the film will also feature Lal, MS Bhaskar and Madhusudhanan in important roles.
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Coming soon on #DisneyPlusHotstar! pic.twitter.com/dJqIvLeU8U
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Plot of the Film
The story of the film is said to be based on a few true incidents and it will surely turn-out-to be a hard-hitting drama. It revolves around the lives of youngsters who have to go through difficult situations in a police camp.
Taanakkaran OTT Release Date & Time
Earlier, it was being predicted that the makers are planning to release the film in theaters but on Tuesday, March 15, 2022, they clarified that the film will skip the theater release and instead, it will be released through direct streaming on OTT giant Disney+ Hotstar in early April.
And the date has been finazlied for this movie, if you are waiting for this gem, mark the date 8th April 2022, 12:00 AM:
Here you go, #Taanakkaran coming soon on @disneyplusHSTam..@Potential_st @Prabhu_sr @rthanga @directortamil77 @iamVikramPrabhu @ianjalinair @GhibranOfficial @madheshmanickam @philoedit @laldirector pic.twitter.com/cyMGPN7BM8
— Disney+ Hotstar Tamil (@disneyplusHSTam) March 15, 2022
The official Youtube channel of production house Potential Studios on July 16, 2021 dropped the official teaser of this upcoming film.
This 70-second long trailer features the lead actor Vikram Prabhu as one of the hundreds of Police trainees who are being trained at a Police training academy.
The film shows the trainees going through hard practice sessions and being exploited by their senior trainers. Further, it shows how Vikram Prabhu raises his voice against these atrocities and all the ill practices happening at the academy.