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Maanaadu sneak peek: Kalyani explains the intriguing concept of time-loop to a baffled Silambarasan

The movie directed by Venkat Prabhu will hit the screens on November 25

Thinkal Menon
Nov 24, 2021
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With less than a day left for the theatrical release of Venkat Prabhu's Silambarasan-starrer Maanaadu, the makers have come up with a sneak peek which throws light into the movie's genre. The two-minute video provides a glimpse into the time-loop concept on which the political thriller is based on.

It begins with Silambarasan, Kalyani, Karunakaran and Premgi having a serious discussion at a café. Silambarasan aka STR's character is confused as a few events happen repeatedly in his life. Unable to process the same, he expresses his concern to the three of them. 

Karunakaran says that STR's issue reminds him of an old English film which has its protagonist going through a similar conflict. STR interferers and says that the film's name is Groundhog Day (streaming on Netflix). 

He adds that there are more movies like Happy Death Day (streaming on Netflix), Happy Death Day 2U (streaming on Netflix), Edge Of Tomorrow (streaming on Netflix), Russian Doll (streaming on Netflix) and A Day (streaming on Netflix and YouTube) which deal with the same topic.

However, none of these films have explained why their protagonists go through the time-loop, he adds. Suddenly, Premgi asks him about the status of kidnapping someone, to which Kalyani reacts baffled. She then starts explaining to STR about what time and time-loop are in the best way possible.

She starts off with centre of earth and how Greenwich Mean Time Zone was taken into consideration by British for their convenience during the colonial period. The intriguing video ends when she goes deep into the explanation, leaving movie lovers slightly disappointed. Maanaadu, which has Yuvan Shankar Raja composing music, is releasing in theatres on November 25. 

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