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Kanguva: A Tale of Ruthless Warrior by Suriya in theatres soon

Kanguva Surya

The movie ‘Kanguva,’ directed by Siva, stands out with its unique plot and an estimated budget of more than 350 crores. It revolves around a warrior from 1968 who succumbs to a rare disease, the cause of which is discovered by a girl in the present world. The cast includes Suriya, Disha Patani, Yogi Babu, K S Ravi Kumar, Prakash Raj, Jagapathi Babu, Anand Raj, and Bobby Deol, playing the villainous role of Udhiran. Suriya takes on the role of Kanga, the ruler of Kanguva.

Gnanavel Raja, known for his grand productions, has produced this film, one of the costliest he has ever made. It is Suryas’s 42nd film, a testament to his enduring popularity. The movie was mainly shot in the picturesque locations of Kerala, Goa, and Kodaikanal, adding to its visual appeal. Devi Sri Prasad, who composed the music for this film, is his sixth movie with Suriya, a collaboration that has always resulted in memorable music. Saregama, recognizing the film’s potential, purchased the music rights. It has been announced that the movie will be released in 38 languages, a testament to its global appeal. 

The first teaser of ‘Kanguva’ was unveiled on 23 July 2022, Surya’s birthday, by Saregama Music on YouTube. It garnered a staggering 30 million views within 24 hours, a testament to its captivating visuals and background music. The teaser offers a glimpse of a battlefield strewn with corpses, a wild lion moving between, and an eagle flying above the sky, hinting at the ferocious war led by Suriya’s character.

The second teaser, released by the Kanguva team in March, shows preparations for a big war, large ships passing through the sea with warriors, wildlife like tigers, crocodiles, and Vultures spotted in a few scenes, and Bobby Deol and Surya facing each other angrily at the end of the scene.

Kanguva, a movie that has already created a buzz, recently reported grossing more than 500 crores by selling its digital rights. Amazon Prime has owned all South Indian language viewing rights for 80 crores, a testament to the film’s popularity. The movie’s release date is not yet announced, but the anticipation is palpable. Fans and audiences eagerly await its arrival, and it is poised to be a big hit, promising an exciting cinematic experience.