In the heartlands of Tamil cinema, a new saga is on the horizon – “Rathnam.” This upcoming Indian Tamil-language action film, penned and directed by the prolific Hari, is a joint production venture by Stone Bench Films, Zee Studios, and Invenio Origin, under the skilled guidance of producers Kaarthekeyan Santhanam and Alankar Pandian.
The film boasts an ensemble cast featuring the charismatic Vishal in the titular role, accompanied by the talented Priya Bhavani Shankar, Ramachandra Raju, Samuthirakani, Gautham Vasudev Menon, and the ever-hilarious Yogi Babu.
The journey of “Rathnam” began its cinematic expedition when it was officially announced in April 2023, initially bearing the working title “Vishal 34.” This film not only marks Vishal’s 34th lead role but also promises a riveting narrative crafted by the seasoned hands of director Hari. The official title was unveiled in December 2023, heralding a new era in Tamil cinema.
Principal photography for “Rathnam” kicked off in July 2023, and the crew traversed diverse locations, including Thoothukudi, Trichy, Karaikudi, Vellore, Tirupati, and Chennai. The film’s captivating journey wrapped up by late January 2024, setting the stage for what promises to be a visual spectacle.
In the spotlight is the dynamic duo of Devi Sri Prasad handling the music and M. Sukumar capturing the film’s essence through his lens. The editing finesse is orchestrated by T. S. Jay, ensuring a seamless cinematic experience.
The film is slated for a theatrical release on 26 April 2024, ready to enthrall audiences with its action-packed sequences and compelling storyline. As anticipation builds, fans can look forward to witnessing Vishal breathe life into the character of Rathnam, supported by an ensemble cast that adds depth and charisma to this cinematic venture.
As the release date draws near, get ready for an adrenaline-pumping experience, as “Rathnam” is set to make its mark on the tapestry of Tamil cinema. Stay tuned for a cinematic spectacle that promises to be a treat for action aficionados and film enthusiasts alike.
On the marketing front, the teaser unveiling the film’s title was released on 1 December 2023, creating ripples of excitement among fans. The film’s soundtrack, composed by Devi Sri Prasad, kicked off with the release of the first single, “Vaarai Rathnam,” on 1 January 2024, setting the stage for the grand theatrical release.
As the countdown begins, mark your calendars for 26 April 2024, when “Rathnam” unfolds its tale of action, drama, and entertainment on the big screen.