The project will have five stories that deal with love, resilience, hope and humanity
The poster of the anthology
The Tamil anthology, Putham Pudhu Kaalai, which had a direct premiere on Amazon Prime Video in 2020, had received positive reviews from critics and the audience. Now, the streaming giant has surprised movie buffs by announcing a sequel to it. Titled Putham Pudhu Kaalai Vidiyaadhaa, the new anthology will feature collaboration of various talented artists and filmmakers.
The five-episode project is said to be have stories dealing with determination, hope, friendship, personal discovery, and so on. The anthology will start streaming on the digital platform from January 14. Putham Pudhu Kaalai, too, had five episodes, each one directed by Sudha Kongara, Suhasini, Karthik Subbaraj, Rajiv Menon and Gautham Menon.
According to a release issued by the platform, the five episodes include Mugakavasa Mutham, Loners, Mouname Paarvayaai, Nizhal Tharum Idham and The Mask, directed by Balaji Mohan, Halitha Shameem, Madhumita, Richard Antony and Surya Krishna respectively.
Mugakavasa Mutham will feature Gouri Kishan and TeeJay Arunasalam, while Loners will have Lijomol Jose and Arjun Das in lead roles. Nadiya Moidu and Joju George will be seen essaying the lead roles in Mouname Paarvayaai, and Aishwarya Lekshmi along with Nirmal Pillai are roped in to play central characters in Nizhal Tharum Idham. The Mask will have Sananth and Dhilip Subbarayan in pivotal roles.
Directors Balaji Mohan, Halitha Shameem and Madhumita had made their OTT debuts earlier while Richard Antony and Suriya Krishna are making their directorial debut with Putham Pudhu Kaalai Vidiyaadhaa. The makers also released a one-minute teaser of the project which provided a glimpse into the characters the artists are playing.
Movie lovers are now waiting for its trailer which will have more detailing on the plot of each stories and the nature of characters played by the actors. A few of them are making their OTT debut with the anthology.