Amazon Prime Video is coming with a new Tamil web series Vadhandhi. The series has been Produced by Vikram Vedha-fame filmmaker duo Pushkar-Gayatri. The series is a gripping investigative thriller featuring SJ Suryah, who makes his OTT debut. We will see him in the role of a cop.
The show is set in Kanyakumari and follows the life of an Anglo-Indian family consisting of a single mother and her daughter. Laila plays the mother and newcomer Sanjana plays her daughter Velonie, who gets killed. The trailer sets the tone with an intense background score and cinematography reminiscent of Pushkar-Gayatri’s own web series Suzhal.
The Tamil thriller has been directed by Andrew Louis, the show also stars Laila, Smruti Venkat, and Nasser in key roles. Talking about making his OTT debut with Vadhandhi, Suryah told HT: “As an actor, I’m always on the lookout for exciting content. With OTT, I only saw this as an opportunity to showcase my work to a larger audience. In Vadhandhi, I play a cop but it’s something fresh in terms of how the character is envisioned and presented.”
Vadhandhi also marks the OTT debut of Laila, who recently returned to acting after a decade with the Tamil action-thriller Sardar. Laila said she’s been very picky about her roles since her comeback. “This is the show I first signed even before Sardar. I’m looking at different characters to play and not restricting myself to only mother roles. As much as I have no qualms about playing a mother, I’m more particular about what the character has to offer to the story,” she said.
Vadhandhi: Release Date
According to Suryah, this series is about a murder case that gets exploited by the media for the sake of TRPs. Vadhandhi will stream from. Apart from Tamil, it can also be watched in Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, and Hindi. The show will hit on 2nd December 2022.
Here is the trailer: