Touted to be a major cinematic event, the much-awaited film ‘Jailer’ starring Tamil Superstar Rajinikanth is all set to grace theaters on August 10. However, the cinematic journey will unfold at different timings across various regions.
Directed and penned by the creative mind of Nelson, ‘Jailer’ has generated significant buzz and anticipation among fans, who are eagerly counting down to its 2023 release. The involvement of such a skilled and accomplished team further amplifies the excitement, raising hopes for a potential blockbuster that will captivate audiences.
“Jailer” is scheduled for theatrical release on August 10, with screenings commencing at varying times across different regions. In Tamil Nadu, the first shows are set to kick off at 9 AM, while in other parts of the country, audiences may enjoy screenings as early as 5 AM.
Muthuvel Pandian is portrayed as a resolute yet empathetic prison warden who stumbles upon a plot to liberate a leader incarcerated within his facility. Driven by a sense of duty, he assumes the task of thwarting the escape, only to find himself ensnared within a perilous realm of criminality and deceit. The narrative unfolds as Muthuvel Pandian grapples with the dual challenge of maintaining order within the prison’s confines and safeguarding his family from the clutches of the gang members. His character is richly nuanced, grappling with the complex dilemma of balancing his obligations as a warden with his innate desire to shield his cherished loved ones.
Cast & Crew
“Jailer” is skillfully penned and directed by Nelson, while the adept hands of Kalanithi Maran serve as its producer. The cinematic ensemble boasts the illustrious presence of renowned actor Rajinikanth, accompanied by a talented cast including Ramya Krishnan, Yogi Babu, Vasanth Ravi, Redin Kingsley, Vinayakan, and Jaffer Sadiq in pivotal roles. Notably, the movie is graced by special appearances from acclaimed figures Shivarajkumar from the Kannada film industry and Mohanlal from Malayalam cinema. The musical tapestry is intricately woven by the maestro Anirudh Ravichander.
Sun Pictures is currently deliberating its digital partnership for the movie, with Netflix emerging as a prominent contender for the streaming rights. Another option under consideration is Sun Pictures retaining the digital rights for its own streaming platform, Sun NXT. Although the specific online release date for “Jailer” remains unconfirmed, industry insiders speculate that it could become available for streaming approximately 45-60 days following its theatrical debut. This timeline suggests a potential streaming release by late September to early October.
Earlier this month, the eagerly awaited trailer for “Jailer” made its debut, garnering a positive response from audiences across the board. This reception has undoubtedly brought a sense of gratification to the filmmakers, affirming the appreciation of their dedicated efforts.
The trailer offers a tantalizing glimpse into the enigmatic realm of “Jailer” and introduces viewers to the character portrayed by Rajinikanth, Muthuvel Pandian. While Pandian appears to lead an ostensibly ordinary life akin to a house cat, intriguing hints of a mysterious past emerge, suggesting his previous dominion over the “wild” or prison with a commanding presence.