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Jyotika's Pon Magal Vandhal, Keerthy Suresh's Penguin among 5 South films to be released on Amazon Prime


The other movies going for a digital release on Amazon Prime Video are Sufiyum Sujatayum in Malayalam and Law and French Biryani in Kannada.

Haricharan Pudipeddi

Amazon Prime on Friday announced that five south Indian films will be releasing directly on the OTT platform. Hindi films Gulabo Sitabo (2020) and Shakuntala Dev (2020) have already opted to premiere their films on the digital platform. 

Jyotika’s Tamil legal drama, Pon Magal Vandhal (2020), Keerthy Suresh’s Tamil horror-thriller Penguin (2020), along with the Malayalam movie, Sufiyum Sujatayum (2020) and the Kannada films Law (2020) and French Biryani (2020) are slated to premiere on the digital platform over the next three months.

Directed by  JJ Fredrick, Pon Magal Vandhal, which also stars K Bhagyaraj, R Parthiepan, Pandiarajan and Pratap Pothen in crucial roles, will stream from May 29. 

Penguin, produced by Karthik Subbaraj and directed by Eshwar Karthic, will stream from June 19. Penguin also stars Rangaraj and Linga in crucial roles. Tipped to be a horror-thriller, the film will see Keerthy take revenge but not in a human form.

Kannada film Law, written and directed by Raghu Samarth and produced by Ashwini and Puneeth Rajkumar, will stream from June 26. The film features Ragini Chandran, Siri Prahlad and veteran actor Mukhyamantri Chandru. 

French Biriyani, another Kannada film, will stream from July 24. It stars Danish Sait, Sal Yusuf and Pitobash as leads. The movie is written by Avinash Balekkala, directed by Pannaga Bharana and produced by Ashwini and Puneeth Rajkumar and Gurudutt A Talwar.

The Jayasurya and Aditi Rao Hydari-starrer, Sufiyum Sujatayum, a romantic Malayalam drama, will also release on the OTT platform. However, its premiere date is yet to be announced. It has been written and directed by Naranipuzha Shanavas and produced by Vijay Babu’s Friday Film House.

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