|Produced by||Fatima Vijay Antony|
|Music by||Vijay Antony|
|Cinematography||Richard M. Nathan|
|Edited by||Vijay Antony|
Vijay Antony Film Corporation
|Distributed by||Screen Scene|
|Box office||13.75 Cr|
Thimiru Pudichavan (English: Egoistic man) is a 2018 Indian Tamil language action film written and directed by Ganeshaa. The film stars Vijay Antony, Nivetha Pethuraj and Daniel Balaji in the main lead roles. The film is produced by Fatima Vijay Antony under the production banner Vijay Antony Film Corporation and it began production in between February and March 2018. The film earlier scheduled to have its theatrical release on 6 November 2018 coinciding Diwali while scheduled to have its theatrical release clashing alongside Sarkar but was postponed to 16 November. First look poster of the film was released on 1 February 2018. It received mixed reviews; while Vijay's performance, concept and cinematography was praised, both the screenplay and sequences were criticised. The film was dubbed and released in Telugu as Roshagadu.
- Vijay Antony as Inspector Murugavel
- Nivetha Pethuraj as Inspector Madonna
- Lakshmy Ramakrishnan as Doctor
- Prabhakaran as Lawyer
- Nixen as Teenager
- Sai Dheena as Meesai Padma
- Muthuraman as Commissioner
The production of the film commenced in around February 2018 by director Ganeshaa who earlier made his debut directorial venture through Nambiyaar in 2016 whereas Vijay Antony was coincidentally roped in as music director for that film.
The film makers initially planned the idea of releasing the film in Telugu language only but later revealed that the film would have its theatrical release in Tamil as well. The film title was announced by the director casting Vijay Antony in the male lead role while Vijay Antony was awaiting for his first film in the year 2018, Kaali. The shooting of the film was commenced in Chennai and the post production works of the movie were completed in Thirunelveli around September 2018. It's a low budget movie due to the box office failure of the film Kaali. The motion poster of the film was released on 18 July 2018.
This also marked Vijay Antony's first film as a police cop and music was scored by himself while cinematography was handled by Richard M. Nathan who previously handled the cinematography for Kaali. It was also revealed that Vijay Antony had also learnt silambam for the action sequences of the movie. A.M. Rahmathulla was also hired for the sound department. The official theme song promo of the film was released as a 3D animation song on 6 October 2018 in the internet. The official teaser of the film was released on 10 October 2018 and received positive reviews among the audience with containing a devotional song of Lord Muruga.
|Soundtrack album by|
|Released||15th Oct, 2018|
|Vijay Antony chronology|
|1.||"Naga Naga"||Arun Bharathi||V.M. Mahalingam||4:42|
|2.||"Thimirupudichavan"||Arun Bharathi||Rahul Nambiar||2:55|
|3.||"Kavalayodam"||Arun Bharathi||Anurag Kulkarni||4:14|
|4.||"Nee Unnai Matrikondal"||Eknath||Haricharan||3:53|
|5.||"Kannadi"||Arun Bharathi||Abhay Jodhpurkar, Padmalatha||4:37|
All lyrics written by Bhashyasree.
|1.||"Naga Naga"||V.M. Mahalingam||4:41|
|2.||"Roshagadu Ra"||Yazin Nizar||2:54|
|3.||"Yemito E Alajadi"||Anurag Kulkarni||4:13|
|4.||"Ninu Nuvve Marchukunte"||Haricharan||3:51|
|5.||"Kavale Kavale"||Abhay Jodhpurkar, Padmalatha||4:36|
The producers of films including Sei, Kaatrin Mozhi and Utharavu Maharaja deeply criticized and threatened for legal actions against Vijay Antony for his sudden postponement of Thimiru Pudichavan to November 16 instead of releasing it on 6 November which would significantly affect the screening shows for the above mentioned films on the particular date. There has been a problem with the number of screens allotted to the film. There was a total of 150 screens allowed to the film with every step of the process took ahead with proper and legal procedure. But suddenly another film named "Thimiru pudichaven" which was set to release on Diwali 2018 was postponed to 16th November 2018. As this film was postponed the number of screens for "Sei" was reduced to 60-70 screens. The team is hoping for a good news so that they can release the film in the right time.
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