On Tuesday, the trailer of Karthik Subbaraj’s upcoming Tamil action-drama Jagame Thandhiram starring Dhanush was released on Netflix. Dhanush is in the role of a Madurai-based gangster which has been featured in the trailer.
The movie Jagame Thandhiram marks the maiden collaboration of Karthik Subbaraj and Dhanush which is scheduled to premiere on June 18. The trailer has introduced Dhanush as a Madurai gangster who travels to London for a challenging battle with a local gangster. The role of the London gangster is played by James Cosmo of Game of Thrones.
Both appear to share a relationship that has turned bitter. The film tracks a journey of a Madurai based gangster to London.
The film has been shot in London while a few shots in places in the UK as well. After the completion of the project, Dhanush tweeted that it was one of the quickest films he has ever done and he felt pleased to work with Karthik Subbaraj. He added that this film is going to be special.
Earlier, the film was supposed to be released in cinemas in April 2020. But due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the release was postponed and the makers eventually announced its release directly on Netflix rather than in theatres.
The lead lady role is played by Aishwarya Lekshmi, the supporting cast includes Guru Somasundaram, Kalaiarasan and Joju George.
Dhanush was last seen in his Tamil drama Karnan, and presently he is shooting for The Gray Man by Russo Brothers that is soon to be released on Netflix.