Puppy (2019 film)

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Directed byNattu Dev
Produced byIshari K. Ganesh
Written byNattu Dev
Samyuktha Hegde
Yogi Babu
Music byDharan Kumar
CinematographyDeepak Kumar Padhy
Edited byRichie
Vels Film International
Release date
  • 11 October 2019 (2019-10-11)
Running time
104 minutes

Puppy is a 2019 Indian Tamil-language comedy drama film written and directed by Nattu Dev (credited as Morattu Single) in his directorial debut. The film starring Varun in his debut as a lead actor, Samyuktha Hegde and Yogi Babu is produced by Ishari K. Ganesh under his production banner Vels Film International. The music for the film is composed by Dharan Kumar.[1] The film had its theatrical release on 11 October 2019 and opened to mixed reviews.[2][3]


Final year college student Prabhu (Varun) has a strong urge to loose his virginity. His senior (Yogi Babu) guides him. Prabhu falls in love with his classmate Ramya (Samyuktha Hegde). His sexual curiosity lands him in trouble when he and Ramya have pre-marital sex. He gets biggest shock of his life when he comes to know that Ramya shows positive signs of pregnancy. His pet dog puppy is severely ill, which worries both Prabhu and Ramya. How will he fix the things forms crux of the story.



The first look poster was unveiled on 13 August 2019 by actor, radio jockey and cricket commentator RJ Balaji.[4] The official trailer of the film was released on 26 September 2019.[5]


The first look poster which depicted the portrayals of popular pornstar Johnny Sins and Hindu priest Nithyananda received harsh criticisms and setback from Shiv Sena, condemning the poster for violating the sentiments of the Hindus.[6]


  1. ^ Agatheeswaran (19 April 2019). "Puppy Tamil Movie (2019) Cast | Teaser | Trailer | Release Date". News Bugz. Retrieved 25 September 2019.
  2. ^ "Puppy to hit screens on October 11 - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 25 September 2019.
  3. ^ https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/tamil/movie-reviews/puppy/movie-review/71538726.cms
  4. ^ "RJ Balaji reveals the first look of Puppy - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 25 September 2019.
  5. ^ "Puppy trailer will be out tomorrow - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 25 September 2019.
  6. ^ "Puppy director reacts to controversy around movie poster featuring pornstar, Nithyanandha". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 25 September 2019.