Beast Movie (2022) Cast & Crew, Release Date, Story, Review, Poster, Trailer, Songs, Budget

Beast (Tamil)

April 13, 2022
2hr 36min
Status: released

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Beast Movie Details:

Movie NameBeast
Country India
Language Tamil
Dubbed inHindi, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam
GenreAction, Comedy, Thriller
Release Date13 April 2022
OTT Release DateMay 11, 2022
Running Time2hr 36min
Pooja Hegde
Directed by Nelson
Written byNelson
Produced byKalanithi Maran
Cinematography by Manoj Paramahamsa
Edited by R. Nirmal
Music byAnirudh Ravichander
Production CompanySun Pictures
Distributor Red Giant Movies
Budget₹130–150 crore
Box Office Collection₹217–300 crore

Beast Movie Cast & Characters:

  • Vijay as Veera Raghavan, a former RAW field operative.
  • Pooja Hegde as Preethi, Veera’s love interest and Ramachandran’s ex-fiancée (Voice dubbed by Anjana)
  • Selvaraghavan as Althaf Hussain, Veera’s former colleague and the Deputy National Security Advisor.
  • Shaji Chen as the Home Minister
  • VTV Ganesh as Dominic Irudhayaraj, Veera’s and Preethi’s boss and the chairman of Dominic and Soldiers, a security company.
  • Ankur Vikal as Umar Saif, the leader of the mall hijack group and Umar Farooq’s brother.
  • Aparna Das as Aparna, the Home Minister’s daughter and an IPS trainee.
  • Sathish Krishnan as Ramachandran, Preethi’s ex-fiancée.
  • Shine Tom Chacko as a terrorist who sides with Veera.
  • Yogi Babu as Jill
  • Redin Kingsley as Jack
  • Sunil Reddy as Mahaali, a local gangster
  • Shiva Arvind as Killi, Mahaali’s sidekick and a rather shrewd gangster.
  • Sujatha Babu as Aparna’s mother and Home Minister’s wife
  • Lilliput as Umar Farooq, the head of a terrorist organization.
  • Subbalakshmi as a hostage
  • Prudhvi Raj as Veera’s psychiatrist
  • Cell Murugan as the Home Minister’s assistant
  • Pawan Chopra as Madhav Singh, the National Security Advisor of India.


After a shopping mall in Chennai is hijacked by terrorists who hold the visitors as hostages, Veera Raghavan, a spy also trapped in the mall, decides to save the hostages by eliminating them.

About Beast Movie:

  • The production rights of Vijay’s 65th film as lead actor were acquired by Sun Pictures in early January 2020 when it was set to be written and directed by AR Murugadoss. However, the producers ousted Murugadoss from the film in October 2020 after he refused to cut his remuneration.
  • Nelson was later hired and wrote a new script, Beast.
  • Principal photography began in April 2021 and wrapped in December taking place in Chennai, Delhi and Georgia.
  • The first look poster of Beast which released on 21 June 2021, shared through Vijay’s official Twitter account, was the most liked and retweeted tweet in the entertainment section, according to a survey report by Twitter.
  • The official trailer of the film was released on 2 April 2022. It became the most watched Tamil and South Indian trailer in 24 hours with over 30 million views on YouTube. It was the first Indian trailer to release in Premium large format (PLF).
  • Beast was released in theatres on 13 April 2022, where it received mixed reviews from critics. The film was a commercial success, grossing ₹217–300 crore worldwide, becoming one of the highest-grossing Tamil films of all time.
  • Beast was made available for streaming, on 11 May 2022, in both Sun NXT and Netflix, in Tamil alongside dubbed versions in Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada languages.
  • The original Tamil-language version of the film was premiered on television on 24 October 2022 on Sun TV, on occasion of Diwali, and registered a television rating point of 19.62 according to Broadcast Audience Research Council, becoming one of the most viewed film.
  • Owing to the film’s success, Nelson in an interview, asserted the possibility of a sequel to the film. Later in August 2023, he confirmed the project titled Beast 2.
  • In January 2022, several production companies were in talks to take the Hindi remake rights of the film. Later, Sajid Nadiadwala under Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment bought the rights for the Hindi remake of the film.