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Poster of Sindhubaadh.jpg
Directed byS. U. Arun Kumar
Produced byS. N. Rajarajan
Shan Sutharsan
Written byS. U. Arun Kumar
StarringVijay Sethupathi
Vivek Prasanna
Surya Vijay Sethupathi
Music byYuvan Shankar Raja
CinematographyVijay Karthik Kannan
Edited byRuben
Vansan Movies
K Productions
Distributed byClap Board Production
Release date
27 June 2019
Running time
133 minutes[1]

Sindhubaadh is a 2019 Indian Tamil-language action thriller film written and directed by S. U. Arun Kumar and jointly produced by S. N. Rajarajan and Shan Sutharsan under their production houses Vansan Movies and K Productions. The film stars Vijay Sethupathi and Anjali the lead roles, while Linga, Vivek Prasanna and Surya Vijay Sethupathi play supporting roles. Music was composed by Yuvan Shankar Raja, cinematography was done by Vijay Kartik Kannan and edited by Ruben.[2][3]


Thiru (Vijay Sethupathi) is a small-time crook, who, along with his sidekick Super (Surya Vijay Sethupathi), steals money and valuables from various people. Thiru's uncle keeps trying to get him to sell the house in order to get money, but Thiru refuses repeatedly, leading to some comedy situations.

Venba (Anjali) is a loud-talking girl who keeps rejecting all the grooms that her father chooses for her, keeping them both at loggerheads. Thiru meets Venba one day and falls in love. Initially she does not like him, but over time, she reciprocates.

A few days later, she goes to Malaysia for work to earn some money, before which Thiru marries her. She promises Thiru that she will meet him in two days. However, Thiru receives a call from her where she says she needs five lakhs urgently and learns that her father had sold her off to the skin trade there after receiving a lump sum of money; she further requests Thiru to come to Thailand to rescue her. Anxious, Thiru finally agrees to sell the house and gets two passports for himself (under the name Hakim Sindhubaadh) and Super, and they leave for Thailand.

On the way, they meet a passenger (Vivek Prasanna) who is going to the same place as them to see his daughter. However on the way, they get in trouble with the Malaysian police and in order to rescue Venba, Thiru agrees to steal some shields for the police from Ling's (Linga) house, a dreaded criminal and second hand for Chang, a Malaysian don. However, he gets caught by Ling and in a bid to escape, jumps off a cliff while injuring Ling. Ling swears revenge.

Thiru and Super engage in a cat-and-mouse chase with Ling's henchmen. Meanwhile, because Thiru does not arrive on time, Venba tries to escape but is caught and sent to Ling, which is revealed to Thiru by the police officer. He reveals that the reason behind stealing the shields was to gather evidence against Ling. Thiru kills Chang and blows up Ling's house, infuriating Ling further. Finally, Thiru rescues all the girls from the skin trade, kills Ling, and returns back to his home with Venba.



The project was announced during March 2018, which revealed that S. U. Arun Kumar is all set to direct another venture that would have Vijay Sethupathi as the protagonist, the project was officially announced sometime during July 2018, which confirmed that this film is all set to enter production soon with the presence of Vijay Sethupathi and actress Anjali,[4] later Yuvan Shankar Raja was onboard to compose music for the film. Music in the film will also contain lyrics from Sri Lankan songwriter Rahulraj Nadarajah.[5][6]

Principal photography commenced on 25 May 2018 at Tenkasi for 20 days and it was later continued at Thailand with a 32-day long schedule.[7]


The first-look poster for the film was unveiled on 16 January 2019, revealing the title as Sindhubaadh.[8] The satellite right of the film was bought by Zee Tamil. The release was postponed indefinitely due to Arka Media Works stay on the film due to unpaid dues by S. N. Rajarajan the co-producer of the film. Finally, the film was released on 27 June 2019.[citation needed]


The soundtrack was composed by Yuvan Shankar Raja. Music rights were bought by Muzik247.

  1. Rockstar Robber (Pav Bundy, ADK Rap Machines) - 3:03
  2. Nenja Unakkaga (Haricharan) - 3:29
  3. Unnalathan (Al-Rufiyan, Priya Mali) - 3: 19
  4. Neeyum Naanum (Santhosh) - 3:59


  1. ^ "SINDHUBAADH". British Board of Film Classification. Retrieved 18 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Director S U Arun Kumar to direct Vijay Sethupathi for the third time".
  3. ^ "Vijay Sethupathi on Twitter: வாழ்த்திய அனைவருக்கும் மனமார்ந்த நன்றிகள் 😍 #Sindhubaadh first look poster 😍".
  4. ^ "Vijay Sethupathi's next: All you need to know about his film helmed by SU Arun Kumar".
  5. ^ "Sindhubaadh Official Poster".
  6. ^ "Rahul Nadarajah Instagram".
  7. ^ "Vijay Sethupathi and Arun Kumar's film shooting update".
  8. ^ "Vijay Sethupathi - SU Arun Kumar film titled as Sindhubaadh".