Tamil Nadu Theatrical Rights of Dhanush’s Vaathi Acquired by Seven Screen Studio


Last update: 24 Dec 2022, 15:03 IST

The Dhanush star has been in the limelight since its inception.

The Dhanush star has been in the limelight since its inception.

Produced by Sithara Entertainments, Fortune Four Cinemas and Srikara Studios, Vaathi starrer features Dhanush and Samyuktha Menon in lead roles.

After wowing the audience with his dual roles in Naane Varuvean, Kollywood superstar Dhanush is gearing up for his next – Vaathi. The upcoming film, written and directed by Venky Alluri, has been introduced as a coming-of-age actor. The Dhanush star has been in the limelight since its inception. And, a new development related to the film has now made headlines.

Popular production house Seven Screen Studio, which is responsible for the distribution of Thalapathy Vijay’s Varisu, has acquired the Tamil Nadu theatrical rights of Vaathi. On Friday, December 23, the banner officially announced the news by sharing a new promo for the film on Twitter. “Delighted to be associated with @SitharaEnts for the release of #Vaathi in Tamil Nadu,” Seven Screen Studio shared. The tweet also read, “Delighted to meet Mr. @dhanushkraja… More to come.”

Check out the announcement tweet below:

Produced by Sithara Entertainments, Fortune Four Cinemas and Srikara Studios, Vaathi’s cast includes Dhanush, Samyuktha Menon, P Sai Kumar, Tanikella Bharani and Samuthirakani among others. The film is being shot simultaneously in Tamil and Telugu languages. Vaathi will be released in Telugu under the title Sir.

The much-awaited film was released in January this year and will hit the big screen on February 17, 2023. With music by GV Prakash Kumar, the film’s cinematography and editing are handled by J. Yuvaraj and Naveen Nooli, respectively.

The plot of Vaathi centers around a third-grade teacher, played by Dhanush, who struggles to resist the privatization of education.

Ahead of its release in February next year, the makers sold the streaming rights of Vaathi to Aha. However, the OTT release date of the film is still unknown.

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