This August, Zee Thirai will be filling your homes with cheer and total entertainment with their brand-new line up of movies. In line with their brand philosophy – ‘Rathathil Kalandhadu Cinema’- and its commitment to air 52 premiers over 52 weeks, Zee Thirai presents ‘Amazing August Attaghasam’ with the World Television Premiers four of Tamil Cinema’s latest and acclaimed movies.
‘Pancharaaksharam’ is a 2019 supernatural thriller film written and directed by Balaji Vairamuthu. In his directorial debut, Vairamuthu has cast Santhosh Prathap, Madhu Shalini, and Sana Althaf in the lead roles. The film also features Gokul Anand and Ashwin Jerome in pivotal roles. Produced under the banner of Paradox Productions, this film has been branded as India’s first psychological supernatural adventure thriller film. This engaging thriller is centered around the discovery of a cursed book from the Chola period called ‘Passages of Doom’ by five friends. The book is said to predict its reader’s future and known to spread doom in the lives of the readers, because of which it was kept hidden for centuries. It is when this group of friends chance upon the book that decide to read select passages from it in a light-hearted vein. The rest of the story unfolds as each of them is confronted with a dark and dangerous prediction of their futures. The racy narrative style and precise editing is sure to leave its viewers on the edge of their seats.
The 2019 Tamil romantic comedy ‘Dhanusu Raasi Neyargale’ is written and directed by Sanjay Bharathi and produced by Gokulam Gopalan. In the leading roles, the film stars Harish Kalyan, Reba Monica John, and Digangana Suryavanshi, who made her debut in Tamil cinema with this movie. This thorough entertainer is a story about Arjun (played by Harish Kalyan) whose life and every action is determined by astrology and the alignment of his stars. Arjun has been told by his astrology guru that he should marry a girl of ‘Kanni-Raasi’ (Virgo) from a different state if his life should prosper. After an exhaustive search for a match who meets these exact specifications, he finds himself alone. In a fortuitous turn of events, he meets K R Vijaya (KRV – played by Digangana Suryavanshi), at a friend’s wedding, and surely enough, sparks fly between them. KRV is an aspiring astronaut of an independent mind. Despite ample warnings from friends, Arjun slowly falls in love with KRV only to find that their passions – astrology and astronomy respectively – are at odds. After the ensuing drama, they part ways and Arjun ends up getting engaged to Bhargavi (played by Raiza Wilson).
‘Ezhumin’ is a 2018 film cantered around the importance of South Indian Martial Arts and self-defense. Written, directed, and produced by V P Viji, this film was released simultaneously in Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam. Ezhumin features the doyen of comedy – Vivek and veteran actress Devayani in leading roles. This is a family drama about a couple (Vivek and Devayani) and their son Arjun who is a boxing champion. The film portrays the deep-rooted politics in the field of martial arts, owing to which some children can join the boxing academy while others with fewer means are unable to take their skills further. Among these less fortunate are the friends of Arjun. Dismayed by this reality, the movie tells the story of Arjun’s father setting up a boxing academy for a more fair and equal future of aspiring boxers and the ensuing challenges and hurdles posed by the powers that be.
‘Market Raja MBBS’is a 2019 film written and directed by Saran and produced by S Mohan. This film features Arav in the lead role alongside Nikesha Patel and debutante Kavya Thapar. The film also features veteran actress Radhika Sarathkumar in a pivotal role. This is the story of ‘Market Raja’ (played by Arav), who is a don, feared by all, including his mother Sundari Bai (played by Radhika) who is herself a don, commanding the fear and respect of the people. This is an end-to-end action entertainer about how this local don is possessed by the spirit of a doctor and goes from being a fear commanding goon to a timid and meek doctor! This comedy of errors is a must-watch on a Friday evening with your family.
Each of these movies will be aired through the month of August, every Friday at 7:oopm:
Pancharaaksharam – 7th August
DhanusuRaasiNeyargale – 14th August
Ezhumin – 21st August
Market Raja – 28th August
Sit back and enjoy Friday Blockbusters at 7:00 pm every Friday only on Zee Thirai with some of Tamil Cinema’s finest.