Viacom18 Studios unveils FY20 movie slate for South market

MUMBAI: Viacom18 Studios, the motion pictures arm of Viacom18, has unveiled its movie slate for the South India market. The movie studio will produce six films in FY20 primarily in Tamil and Telugu.

Five of the six movies will be in Tamil while one will be in Telugu. Viacom18 Studios said that its films will star the biggest names of the industry. These films are expected to release by the end of this year.

Commenting on the line-up, Ajit Andhare, COO, Viacom18 Studios, says, “I have always believed that good content transcends regions, languages and even platforms and our recent content successes, especially across regional markets, is a testament to this belief. As storytellers, we want to continue to tell good stories and connect with our audiences and are collaborating with some of the best talents especially in the South to further consolidate and strengthen our position in the market.”

The studio has carved its place in the industry at the pinnacle of entertaining and meaningful cinema.

Telugu

  • ‘Manmadhudu – 2’ – A rom-com sequel to blockbuster movie Manmadhudu, starring Nagarjuna and Rakul Preet Singh and directed by Rahul Ravindran. Releases 9th August 2019

Tamil

  • ‘Kannum Kannum Kollaiyadithaal’ – An upcoming romantic film starring Dulquer Salmaan and Rithu Varma in the lead roles and directed by Desingh Periyasamy.
  • Untitled – Starring Chiyaan Vikram, a drama, directed by R. Ajay Gnanamuthu. A musical by AR Rahman. Releases, August 2020.
  • Untitled – A film with Karthi and Jyothika in the lead and directed by Jeethu Joseph; Releases, October 2019
  • Tughlak Durbar – A mass film with satire, drama, and action, the film will be a political fantasy starring Vijay Sethupati and directed by Delli Prasad.
  • Sarbath – This movie will star Kathir and Rahasya in the lead and directed by Prabhakar

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