D50 is the much-anticipated upcoming Tamil-language film that has stirred excitement in the hearts of movie enthusiasts. Helmed by none other than the versatile Dhanush, who not only stars in the film but also takes the director’s seat for the second time after his debut with Pa Paandi in 2017.
This cinematic venture, produced by Kalanithi Maran under the prestigious Sun Pictures banner, boasts an ensemble cast featuring the likes of S. J. Suryah, Sundeep Kishan, Nithya Menen, and Kalidas Jayaram. The film is not only a visual treat but also marks a significant milestone as Dhanush’s 50th film in a lead role.
The project was officially unveiled in January 2023 under the working title D50, generating immense anticipation among fans. The narrative journey commenced with principal photography kicking off in July 2023 in the vibrant city of Chennai. The filming process wrapped up by mid-December 2023, leaving fans eagerly awaiting the film’s release in 2024.
Adding to the film’s allure is the musical genius A. R. Rahman, who collaborates with Dhanush for the fourth time, promising a soul-stirring soundtrack. The cinematography, skillfully handled by Om Prakash, and seamless editing by Prasanna GK, contribute to the film’s visual brilliance.
Before the official announcement, there were reports that actors Vishnu Vishal and S. J. Suryah were set to play pivotal roles, with Dhanush making an extended cameo appearance. However, post-announcement, S. J. Suryah was confirmed in a lead role, while actors like Sundeep Kishan, Aparna Balamurali, Kalidas Jayaram, and Anikha Surendran joined the ensemble.
The film’s shooting journey commenced on 5 July 2023, capturing captivating scenes in a massive set at Aditya Ram Studios in Chennai. Notably, Dhanush took to Twitter on 14 December to announce the completion of principal photography, heightening the excitement among fans.
As the anticipation builds for D50, the film promises to be a cinematic masterpiece, blending Dhanush’s directorial prowess, a stellar cast, and the musical brilliance of A. R. Rahman. The milestone film is poised to leave an indelible mark on Tamil cinema, marking a significant chapter in Dhanush’s illustrious career. Stay tuned as D50 gears up for its theatrical release in 2024.