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Sivakarthikeyan to produce Viduthalai actor Soori's next Kottukkaali, film to be helmed by PS Vinothraj

The film will also star Anna Ben in the lead, thus marking her debut in Tamil

Sivakarthikeyan to produce Viduthalai actor Soori's next Kottukkaali, film to be helmed by PS Vinothraj
Sivakarthikeyan, Soori and Anna Ben

Last Updated: 12.19 PM, Mar 10, 2023


The much-awaited announcement about Sivakarthikeyan's next is here! The Maaveeran actor today dropped the first-look poster of his upcoming production, Kottukaali. The film will star his friend and Varuthapadatha Valibar Sangam co-star Soori and will have Malayalam actress Anna Ben playing the leading lady.The first-look poster has a bunch of roosters and it looks like the film might be set against a rural backdrop. The shooting for the film has already begun.

Kottukkaali will be directed by acclaimed filmmaker PS Vinothraj, whose Koozhangal (Pebbles) was India's entry to the Best International Feature Film at the 94th Academy Awards. The film emerged as the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) Tiger Award Winner of 2021.

Taking to his social media handle, Sivakarthikeyan wrote,"Extremely happy to announce our @SKProdOffl's next film with the highly talented and award winning filmmaker @PsVinothraj. Starring my dearest @sooriofficial annan & an incredible performer @benanna_love. Here's the firstlook of #Kottukkaali (sic)." Replying to him, Soori said, "Thank you very much brother. Traveling with you is always a pleasure.. and it is a great pleasure to travel in such a new field (sic)."

VinothRaj thanked Sivakarthikeyan for trusting him. He wrote, "Very much delighted to reveal the first look of our film #Kottukkaali Thanks to @Siva_Kartikeyan anna, @KalaiArasu_ brother and @SKProdOffl for trusting me Thanks to my annan @sooriofficial and the talented actor @benanna_love for playing major role in making this film (sic)."

In the meantime, Soori is gearing up for his much-awaited project with Vetri Maaran, Viduthalai. The actor plays a constable in the film and Vijay Sethupathi plays a fugitive whom the entire police is after. The audio launch of the film was held in Chennai recently. The first part of the film is slated to hit screens on March 31. The digital rights have been bagged by ZEE5.

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