Kolaiyuthir Kaalam

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Kolaiyuthir Kaalam
Kolaiyuthir Kaalam poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byChakri Toleti
Produced byV. Mathiyalagan
Written byAdam Hiebeler,
Carl Lauricella
Based onHush
by Mike Flanagan
Bhumika Chawla
Prathap Pothen
Rohini Hattangadi
Music byAchu Rajamani
CinematographyCory Greyak
Edited byRameshwar S. Bhagat
Etcetera Entertainment
Release date
  • 9 August 2019 (2019-08-09)

Kolaiyuthir Kaalam (transl. Season of murders) is a 2019 Indian Tamil-language slasher film film directed by Chakri Toleti and produced by my V. Mathiyalagan of Etcetera Entertainment. It stars Nayanthara, Bhumika Chawla, Prathap Pothen, Rohini Hattangadi and began production in November 2016. This film is an official remake of 2016 American film, Hush.[1] The film was released on 9 August 2019.



In mid-November 2016, Chakri Toleti began working on his fourth feature film, following the bilingual Unnaipol Oruvan (2009) and Billa 2 (2012). Nayanthara was selected to play the leading role, and it was revealed that the film would be a heroine-centric project.[2][3] A first look poster was subsequently released on 18 November 2016, coinciding with Nayanthara's birthday, with it being revealed that the film would mark the first production of venture of musician Yuvan Shankar Raja and the first Tamil film production for Pooja Entertainments' Vashu Bhagnani and Deepshikha Deshmukh. Later, Yuvan Shankar Raja and the other producers opted out of the project. V. Mathiyalagan of Etcetera Entertainment took over the production of the film. Tamannaah Bhatia is reprising Nayanthara's role in Hindi remake titled Khamoshi, which released on June 14, 2019.[4][5]


The film was scheduled to release in India on 14 June 2019, but was delayed because the film shares its name with a novel by Sujatha Rangarajan, which director Balaji K. Kumar paid 10 lakh (US$14,000) for the novel's rights. The plea for the film is held on June 21.[6] The film then went through multiple release date changes, eventually releasing on 9 August.[7][8]


  1. ^ "Nayanthara's 'Kolayuthir Kalam' a remake of 'Hush'". www.madhayamam.com.
  2. ^ "Chakri Toleti to direct Nayanthara's next". behindwoods.com. Retrieved 18 November 2016.
  3. ^ "Nayan might be seen in an action flick- The New Indian Express". newindianexpress.com. Retrieved 18 November 2016.
  4. ^ "nayanthara: Nayanthara's next with Chakri Toleti titled 'Kolaiyuthir Kaalam' – Times of India". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 18 November 2016.
  5. ^ "Nayanthara play lead role in Kolaiyuthir Kaalam directed by Chakri toleti – Tamil Movie News". indiaglitz.com. Retrieved 18 November 2016.
  6. ^ ChennaiJune 11, India Today Web Desk; June 11, 2019UPDATED:; Ist, 2019 16:31. "Madras High Court issues interim injunction against Nayanthara's Kolaiyuthir Kaalam". India Today.
  7. ^ "‛கொலையுதிர் காலம் - 9வது அறிவிப்பாக 9ம் தேதி ரிலீஸ்". Dinamalar (in Tamil). 5 August 2019. Retrieved 6 August 2019.
  8. ^ "Friday Fury – August 8". Sify. 9 August 2019. Retrieved 9 August 2019.

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