OTTplay Logo
settings icon
profile icon

Where to watch Vijay Kumar’s Uriyadi and Uriyadi 2, two political dramas just like Election

Vijay Kumar-starrer Election is currently running in theatres. Now is the good time to revisit the actor-filmmaker's previous films Uriyadi and Uriyadi 2 which has strong political themes 

Where to watch Vijay Kumar’s Uriyadi and Uriyadi 2, two political dramas just like Election
Uriyadi 1 and 2

Last Updated: 10.30 AM, May 18, 2024


Director-turned-actor Vijay Kumar’s recent film Election hit big screens on Friday. The film is a political drama, directed by filmmaker Thamizh and revolves around local panchayat elections. While you can catch the film which is running in theatres, it also makes the perfect time to revisit Vijay Kumar’s previous directorial films, including Uriyadi and Uriyadi 2 which also have strong political themes and influences. The films are available for streaming on OTTplay Premium. Read further to know more about the films.

Uriyadi – Aha Tamil


Uriyadi released in 2016 and is a political action thriller film. The film marked the debut of Vijay Kumar who wrote, directed and produced the film. Uriyadi stars Vijay Kumar, Mime Gopi, Suruli, Henna Bella, and others. A period drama set against the backdrop of the 1990s, the film revolves around the lives of four care-free youngsters whose lives take a turn after they get embroiled in a political fight and get dragged into the caste politics. The film is available for streaming on Aha Tamil. Uriyadi received positive reception upon its release. The film was shot by cinematographer Paul Livingstone and edited by filmmaker Abhinav Sunder Nayak who is known for his Malayalam film Mukundan Unni Associates.

Uriyadi 2 – ZEE5


Uriyadi 2 is the spiritual sequel of Uriyadi and released in 2019. Another political action thriller, the sequel is written and directed by Vijay Kumar once again. The film was produced by Suriya under the banner 2D Entertainment and stars Vijay Kumar along with Vismaya, Aabbas, Parithabangal Sudhakar, Durai Ramesh and others. The film follows a man who gets employed at a factor, along with his two friends. However, they get to learn that the factory is an unsafe working environment which causes deaths in employees. They begin to revolt against the management. Just like the first part, Uriyadi 2 also received good reception and became a commercial success. The film has music by Govind Vasantha and shot by Praveen Kumar.

Get the latest updates in your inbox