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Lokesh Kanagaraj and Anirudh Ravichander in Thrissur for Vikram promotion; fans throng theatre

Kamal Haasan's Vikram, directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj, hit screens earlier this month on June 3

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Last Updated: 12.47 PM, Jun 14, 2022

Lokesh Kanagaraj and Anirudh Ravichander in Thrissur for Vikram promotion; fans throng theatre

A poster of Vikram

Kamal Haasan's recent outing Vikram is going places. The film, starring Kamal Haasan, along with Vijay Sethupathi and Fahadh Faasil has been running to packed houses across the country and is said to have collected more than Rs 300 crore at the box office. The film has been doing extremely well in Kerala as well. To guage the audience reaction, the film's director Lokesh Kanagraj and music composer Anirudh Ravichander visited a theatre in Thrissur recently. Soon, fans and admirers of Vikram thronged the theatre to a catch a glimpse of the two.

Producer and distributer Shibu Thameens, who bagged the Kerala rights of the film, shared some images from the visit and captioned it, “Ulaganayakan @iamkamalhaasan sir #VIKRAM success theatre visit at Ragam theatre, Thrissur. Love extended to @Dir_Lokesh and @anirudhofficial by fans was like Thrissur Pooram @RKFI @turmericmedia TM @riyashibu.” Vikram also has a special appearance by Suriya. The supporting cast includes Narain, Kalidas Jayaram, Chemban Vinod Jose and Gayathrie Shankar. Cinematography is by Girish Gangadharan and editing is by Philomin Raj. 

Kamal Haasan had come out with a video after the film's release in which he thanked the audience for the sucess of his recent outing, Vikram. The actor was all praise for the entire team, for their hardwork and dedication. Kamal said in the video that movie lovers, irrespective of language, always encourage films with good content and performances. The video was released in Malayalam as well.

Malayalam film producer Anto Joseph, who saw the video said that it filled every Malayali heart with pride. He wrote on his social media handle," When he says, "Malayalis wholeheartedly accept good cinema with no heed to barriers of the langauge" it makes one want to applaud and whistle as we have done so often in the magical atmosphere of a movie theatre! In reality, we should be thanking Kamal Sir. "Vikram" marks the re-emergence of the scintillating days of the true-blue Kamal Era," he wrote.