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2 years of Maanaadu - Kalyani Priyadarshan thanks Venkat Prabhu, asks director about Thalapathy 68 shoot

Maanaadu which was released in 2021 was directed by Venkat Prabhu. The science fiction film was a turning point in Silambarasan’s career

2 years of Maanaadu - Kalyani Priyadarshan thanks Venkat Prabhu, asks director about Thalapathy 68 shoot
Kalyani Priyadarshan thanks Venkat Prabhu for Maannaadu

Last Updated: 05.07 PM, Nov 25, 2023


It has been 2 years since Silambarasan’s science fiction action thriller Maanaadu released. The 2021 superhit film was directed by Venkat Prabhu who took to his social media handle to thank the audience for appreciating his film. Kalyani Priyadarshan who played the female lead in the thriller retweeted and thanked the director for giving her the opportunity. Interestingly, Maanaadu marked a turning point for Simbu, who was reeling from a string of flops. Kalyani Priyadarshan, SJ Surya, Manoj Bharathiraja, Premji, YG Mahendran and many more.

A poster of Maanaadu
A poster of Maanaadu

Venkat Prabhu remembers Maannaadu; thanks fans for the success

The director took to his X handle to express his gratitude for the film receiving positive reviews even after 2 years of its release. He wrote, “What an experience making this movie!!! Can never forget this for life!! Thanks to the team and my cast and crew!! Everyone involved in the release!! And spl thanks to cinema fans and #strbloods #maanaadu #2YearsOfMaanaadu #NewAgeCinema #aVPpolitics”(sic).

Kalyani Priyadarshan replies to Venkat Prabhu’s tweet

The actress who starred in the science fiction opposite Simbu, expressed her gratitude to Venkat Prabhu for the film and also enquired about his shoot about his upcoming film Thalapathy 68 with Vijay. The actress wrote, “Sirrr! I’m so proud to be a part of this film and thank you so much for everything! Hope shoot has been going well and can’t wait for the film!”.

Thalapathy Vijay at a Hollywood studio.
Thalapathy Vijay at a Hollywood studio.

Venkat Prabhu’s next outing with Thalapathy Vijay

Director Venkat Prabhu is currently shooting with Vijay for his upcoming film tentatively titled Thalapathy 68. Speculations say that Vijay would be seen in a double role in Venkat Prabhu's directorial outing. An official confirmation is still awaited. However, Venkat's latest tweet about the film from the Hollywood studio has added more fuel to that speculation. It's also said that the filmmakers are in talks with the likes of Simran and Jyothika to play the female lead in the movies.

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