First look poster
|Directed by||H. Vinoth|
|Produced by||Boney Kapoor|
|Written by||H. Vinoth|
Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury
|Based on||Pink (2016 film)|
|Music by||Yuvan Shankar Raja|
|Edited by||Gokul chandran|
Bayview Projects LLP
Nerkonda Paarvai (transl. Direct Gaze) is an upcoming Indian Tamil-language film, written and directed by H. Vinoth and produced by Boney Kapoor under his newly formed banner, Projects LLP. Zee Studios will be co-producing this film. It is a remake of the Hindi film Pink. The film will star Ajith Kumar, Shraddha Srinath, Vidya Balan, Abhirami Venkatachalam and Andrea Tariang (reprising her role from the original film), in lead roles. Rangaraj Pandey and Adhik Ravichandran will act in pivotal roles. Nirav Shah is the NKP's cinematographer. Yuvan Shankar Raja will be composing the film score and soundtrack.First The film is set to release on August 10.
- Ajith Kumar as Needhi Devan
- Shraddha Srinath as Meera
- Vidya Balan as Gunavadhi Devan
- Andrea Tariang as Sheela
- Adhik Ravichandran as Shivraj
- Rangaraj Pandey as Dhayalan
- Priyadharshini Rajkumar as Maya
- Delhi Ganesh as Moorthy
- Arjun Chidambaram as Devaraj
- Ashwin Rao as Ram
- Sujith Shankar as Raja
- Kalki Koechlin - Special Appearance in a song
The film's score and soundtrack is composed by Yuvan Shankar Raja, while Shreya Ghoshal, Sid Sriram and Palak Muchhal are part of the album. Ajith Kumar has written the lyrics for a song which is rendered by Ghoshal.
|1.||""Kadhalin Ellai Edhu""||Madhan Karky||A.R.Rahman , Shreya Ghoshal||TBA|
|2.||""Mangayin Ranathai""||Vairamuthu , Umadevi||Shakthi Sri Gopalan , Andrea Jeremiah , Yuvan Shankar Raja||TBA|
|3.||""Needhiyin Kangal""||Vivek||Yuvan Shankar Raja , Sunitha sarathi , Chinmayi||TBA|
|4.||""Vidhiyai maattrum Vidhi""||VigneshShivN||Anirudh , Swetha mohan||TBA|
|5.||""Ezhundu Vaa Penne""||Arunraj Kamaraj||Yuvan , Sid Sriram , Karthik , Arunraj Kamaraj , Sunitha Sarathi , NSK Ramya , Yogi B||TBA|
|6.||""Sudhandira Paravai""||Kabilan||Sid Sriram , Shreya Ghoshal , Chinmayi , Sunitha sarathi||TBA|
Telugu Track listing
|1.||""Love of Ajith-Vidya""||Rakendu Mouli||Shreya Ghoshal,Sid Sriram||TBA|
|2.||""The Pain of the Girls""||Chaitanya Prasad||Shashaa Tripati ,Hemambiga,Shweta Mohan||TBA|
|3.||""Journey of the Court""||Rakendu Mouli||Sruthi Hassan,Sid Sriram, Saritha Ram||TBA|
|4.||""Breakthrough""||Chaitanya Prasad||Shreya Ghoshal||TBA|
|5.||""High on Socialism""||Rakendu Mouli||Jithin Raj, Ramya NSK, Ranjith, Rahul Nambiar||TBA|
|6.||""Relief""||Chaitanya Prasad||Saritha Ram, Shashaa Tripati, Shweta Mohan||TBA|
The film was officially launched on 14 December 2018 with a formal pooja in Chennai. The budget is expected to be around Rs. 120 crores. Actress Vidya Balan is making her Tamil debut with this film and will be paired with Ajith. This film is a remake of Amitabh Bachchan's Pink. The film producers said that the shooting will start from February 2019 and will hit the theatre screens on 10th August 2019. Nazriya Nazim and Kalyani Priyadarshan were approached to play the role of one of the girls but in January 2019 Kannada actress Shraddha Srinath was finalised to play the role that Taapsee Pannu played in the original version. The film will also have new-comer, Abirami Venkatachalam. Andrea Tariang, who was also part of the original film, will reprise her role. It is revealed that Ajith's 60th film will also be a team-up with Boney Kapoor and will be directed by H Vinoth once again. Shooting was wrapped up in early April 2019.
Marketing and release
- Taran Adarsh [@taran_adarsh] (25 March 2019). "Release date confirmed... #Tamil remake of #Pink, titled #NerkondaPaarvai, starring Ajith Kumar, to release on 10 Aug 2019... Vidya Balan in special appearance... Currently being filmed in #Hyderabad... Directed by H Vinoth... Produced by Boney Kapoor" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
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