Dhanush’s Captain Miller, Indian 2, NC22, Pallotty 90s Kids, Superstar: Weekly update from south
New trailers and first-look teasers from the Tamil, Kannada, Telugu and Malayalam film industries have us fans excited. Besides the trailer launch of Upendra’s Kabzaa and Ashok Selvan’s Nitham Oru Vaanam, announcements related to films headlined by biggies like Kamal Haasan, Dhanush and Naga Chaitanya have piqued the interest of cinephiles.
Captain Miller (Tamil)
The makers of Dhanush’s upcoming film Captain Miller have shared a video of the puja held to mark the beginning of the shoot. Directed by Arun Matheswaran, the film also stars Priyanka Mohan, Sundeep Kishan and John Kokken.
Dhanush is likely to sport three different looks in this film and the story traces 15 years of the character’s life. Captain Miller will release in many languages including Tamil, Telugu and Hindi.
Indian 2 (Tamil)
Kamal Haasan has started shooting for his highly-anticipated sequel to the 1996 blockbuster Indian. Directed by Shankar, Indian 2 went on the floors last month; Haasan joined last week. The film also features Rakul Preet Singh, Siddharth and Kajal Agarwal.
Indian 2 is produced by Lyca Productions, which also produced Rajinikanth-starrer 2.0 and Darbaar. Anirudh Ravichander will be scoring the music for the film.
Pallotty 90s Kids (Malayalam)
Saregama Malayalam dropped the teaser of their upcoming film Pallotty 90s Kids. Directed by Jithin Raj, Pallotty 90s Kids is based on the much-celebrated short film Pallotty. The story revolves around two young boys and their friendship and it aims to take the viewers on a nostalgic ride back to the 1990s.
The one-minute-22-second-long teaser starts with a voice-over of god and then explores several nostalgic elements from the 90s. The film, produced by Sajid Yahiya, stars Arjun Ashokan and Balu Varghese in lead roles.
NC22 (Tamil, Telugu)
Naga Chaitanya’s upcoming film, tentatively titled NC22, went on the floors this week. This is Venkat Prabhu’s first Telugu feature and Chaitanya’s first Tamil-Telugu bilingual. The film stars Krithi Shetty opposite Chaitanya.
The music of NC22 has been scored by Ilaiyaraaja and Yuvan Shankar Raja, which also marks their first film collaboration. NC22 is produced by Srinivasaa Chitturi of Srinivasaa Silver Screen.
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Anand Audio unveiled the teaser of Kannada actor Niranjan Sudhindra’s upcoming film Superstar. Produced by Rama’s Media Creations, the film is directed by Ramesh Venkatesh Babu.
The one-minute-44-second-long teaser focuses on Niranjan Sudhindra as he walks through a city, possibly in some foreign nation, in a black shirt, grey trousers and black leather shoes. The film also features Ramesh Venkatesh Babu and Raghavendra.V. Superstar will release in Kannada, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam.