Ever since Amazon Prime Video has dropped the trailer of the Tamil film Putham Pudhu Kaalai, fans have been going gaga over the intriguing sneak peek. Filmed in the time of the lockdown and exploring the emotions of love, new beginnings, second chances, and a glimmer of hope, it’s taken little or no time for the movie to grab everyone’s attention including the south Indian film fraternity. What makes this movie, the first anthology film by Amazon Prime Video, a class apart from the rest is the fact that it has brought together 5 stellar directors and their extraordinary stories that sees some of the most-recognizable names of the industry feature in prominent roles.
All set to release on Amazon Prime Video on 16th October, we’ve have listed down 5 epic reasons why should mark this date on our calendar and not miss out on Putham Pudhu Kaalai.
A never-explored concept in Tamil cinema
Going by the trailer, we can easily say that Putham Pudhu Kaalai comprises five short films all connected to the theme of the movie that delves into new beginning, love, hope, and second chances. What is sure to make the film all the more relatable is that each of the 5 stories were conceptualised and shot during the lockdown in a very limited time frame while following the social distancing norms at that time. All set to fascinate one and all with its unique storytelling style, Putham Pudhu Kaalai will be a fresh change from our regular binging content.
A directorial masterpiece by 5 leading south Indian filmmakers
The 5 short films confined in this one masterpiece is directed by some of the most renowned and critically acclaimed names in the South Indian film industry. These directors include the terrific Gautham Vasudev Menon, Rajiv Menon, Suhasini Mani Ratnam, Sudha Kongara, and Karthik Subbaraj who have given us box office hits like Yennai Arindhaal, Sooratai Pottru, Sindhi Bhiarvi, Petta, Kandukondain Kandukondain and many more. With these 5 geniuses at work, expect a cinematic experience like never before as 5 stories come together to leave each one hooked to our screen.
This movie has everything that a person can ask for, including a talented array of actors, that we have all come to love, come together to create magic on screen. The movie will feature veteran actors like Jayaram, Urvashi, M.S. Bhaskar along with popular names such as Kalidas Jayaram, Kalyani Priyadarshan, the mother-daughter Anu and Shruti Haasan, Andrea, and many more who’ve won our hearts with their amazing performances. In addition to these recognizable names, the film will also mark the acting debut of Suhasini’s mother Komalam.
Something for everyone
Putham Pudhu Kaalai revolves around the human emotions of love, hope, dreams, thriller, relationships, excitement, drama, comedy and many more. Basically, this movie has something for every kind of person out there. Considering the brains behind the entire movie, this movie will bring out fresh stories and touch upon feelings that we go through every single day making it immensely relatable and an enjoyable watch.
The Mozart from Madras – AR Rahman
We think the name itself be a good enough reason to be super thrilled about this movie. With a composer like Mr. Rahman on board bringing his soulful music giving us chartbusters to remember for a lifetime, this movie has a bonus for all the music lovers.