Simbu and SJ Suryah’s time loop film Maanaadu gets OTT release date


Directed by Venkat Prabhu, actor Kalyani Priyadarshan plays alongside Simbu.

The recently released hit science fiction film by actor Silambarasan TR Maanaadu is streamed on the over-the-top (OTT) platform SonyLIV. With actors Simbu, SJ Suryah and Kalyani Priyadarshan in key roles, the director’s Venkat Prabhu is slated to air on December 24th this year before Christmas. The film tells the story of the protagonist Abdul Khaaliq, who gets caught in a time warp that leads to a series of life-changing events. “An epic chase between Khaaliq and Dhanushkodi in a mysterious time warp !! Consider Maanaadu to repeat from December 24th only on SonyLIV. #MaanaaduOnSonyLIV (sic), “reads the tweet posted by SonyLIV.

Silambarasan plays the role of Khaaliq, an honest man who has to face the harsh reality of corruption and crime and grapple with a dangerous plot to overturn the social order. But when he is stuck in a time warp where every mistake brings him back to first place, he soon realizes that the only way out of this cycle is to restore balance to the universe. The rest of the plot focuses on how he manages to fix things and sneak out of the time warp he’s stuck in.

The film, produced by Suresh Kamatchi, also stars SA Chandrasekhar, YG Mahendran, Karunakaran, Premgi Amaren and Anjena Kirti in prominent roles. The music and the score for the film were composed by Yuvan Shankar Raja, the cinematography was done by Richard M. Nathan and the editing by Praveen KL. The direction of Venkat Prabhu hit the big screens on November 25th this year. The film was originally due to be released on November 4th, on the occasion of the Deepavali Festival. However, it collided with Rajinikanths Annaatthe and Vishal and Aryas Enemy.

Before it was released, there was confusion about the film’s release date. The First Day First Show (FDFS) was canceled at the last minute. However, the film was shown in theaters across Tamil Nadu at 7:30 am on November 25th.


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