Vijay Sethupathi starrer Sindhubaadh has finally hit the screens. The romantic actioner was previously scheduled to open on May 16 but got postponed after Arka Media sent a legal notice to the makers on May 11. Directed by SU Arun Kumar, Sindhubaadh also stars Anjali, Linga and Vivek Prasanna. The film marks the silver screen debut of Vijay’s son Surya Vijay Sethupathi. It has been produced by SN Rajarajan and Shan Sutharsan under the production banners Vansan Movies and K Productions.
Arka Media, known for producing the Baahubali franchise, filed a case against SN Rajarajan for unpaid dues. According to reports, K Productions bought the theatrical rights for the Tamil version of Baahubali films for Rs 28 crore and has only repaid Rs 12.5 crore so far.
SU Arun Kumar and Vijay Sethupathi had earlier teamed up for Pannaiyarum Padminiyum and Sethupathi. Sindhubaadh will mark their third collaboration.
Follow all the latest updates about Vijay Sethupathi starrer Sindhubaadh.
‘The film needed a better second half’
“#Sindhubaadh is a decent action comedy that's powered from start to finish by a terrific @VijaySethuOffl and a equally good @yoursanjali, who shines particularly in the emotional portion. The film needed a better second half to have worked wholesomely,” wrote journalist Haricharan Pudipeddi.
Sindhubaadh disappoints fans?
@it_sanju tweeted, "#Sindhubaadh: Average Product from Vjs & Arunkumar combo. Disappointed for me (Second half).
Only console Vjs & Anjali portion in First half..loved it..Rating: 2.5/5"
'Liked Sindhubaadh first half'
"Liked #Sindhubaadh first half, quite engaging. As usual @VijaySethuOffl steals the show with ample comic relief moments with his son #SuryaSethupathi. @yoursanjali as the bold and independent Tenkasi girl is impressive. @thisisysr BGM," Journalist Rajasekar said via Twitter.
Critics heap praise on Vijay Sethupathin and Anjali
Journalist Kaushik LM shared on Twitter, "#Sindhubaadh 1st half - Tenkasi portions are pretty fun & entertaining, with comedy & enjoyable romance. Super chemistry, intimacy betw. @VijaySethuOffl - @yoursanjali. Grt bonding betw. VJS - #SuryaVijaySethupathi as well. It turns serious towards the interval; shifts to Thailand. Dop Vijay Kartik Kannan impresses with his visuals, color tones and treatment. Tenkasi and Thailand look grt on screen. Talented technician. Wish @VijaySethuOffl - @yoursanjali pair up for few more films. Their romance chemistry is lively & vibrant."
'Vijay Sethupathi's thirst for cinema is enormous'
Rathna Kumar wrote on Twitter, "We are friends for nearly 15 years, His thirst for cinema is enormous. His willpower and drive to do new things will definitely take him to places. All the best DOP @KVijaykartik for #Sindhubaadh release. As you said "Be yourself, the world will adjust". Happy for you."
'Working with Sethu is like the feeling you get when you reach home'
In an interview with Silverscreen, Sindhubaadh director SU Arun Kumar said, "Working with Sethu is like the feeling you get when you reach home. I have the liberty to tell him what I feel, and he understands that. We have mutual respect, and no one tries to dominate the other. In fact, if I sometimes add a nuance because it suits his current image, he always tells me, ‘It’s not you. Thevaiillai nanba’ (it’s not you, it’s not necessary, my friend)."
Dharan Kumar on Sindhubaadh
Music composer Dharan Kumar tweeted, "All the very best to the team #Sindhubaadh for it's release !! @thisisysr bro and @VijaySethuOffl Anna wishing you a huge success for the film. Can't wait to see it"
Fans pin hope on Sindhubaadh
@gopi_rajen posted on Twitter, "#Sindhubaadh first half: takes a while to get things rolling but the intro to the conflict looks interesting. Expecting a better second half! #SindhubaadhFromToday"
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Vijay Sethupathi on the story of Sindhubaadh
“Within 36 hours, I should find my newly married wife in an unknown land. I don’t know anyone there and the language is totally alien to me. But my wife believes that I will definitely rescue her. I also have a teenage professional partner (Surya Sethupathi) and my unconditional love for my wife as my two companions in the journey,” Vijay Sethupathi told Firstpost.
'In Tamil Nadu, all shows to start at 10.30 am'
Journalist Sreedhar Pillai tweeted, "#Sindhubaadh opens worldwide today. In Tamil Nadu all shows to start at 10.30 AM. All the best to @VijaySethuOffl and the entire team."
'Sindhubaadh is a decent thriller'
Film trade Analyst Sathish Kumar M posted on Twitter, "#Sindhubaadh Loved the Performance of all actors and Cinematography. It was a decent thriller with an engaging first half and quite dragging second half as there was no twists till the climax. #VijaySethupathi #Anjali and #Suriya scenes in the first half has come out very well."