Varisu Movie Poster


January 11, 2023
2hr 49min
Status: released

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Varisu Movie Details:

Movie NameVarisu
Country India
Language Tamil
Dubbed in Hindi, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam
GenreAction, Drama
Release Date11 January 2023
Running Time2hr 49min
R. Sarathkumar
Rashmika Mandanna
Directed by Vamshi Paidipally
Story byHari
Ashishor Solomon
Vamshi Paidipally
Vivek Velmurugan
Screenplay byVamshi Paidipally
Vivek Velmurugan
Dialogues byVivek Velmurugan
Produced byDil Raju
Cinematography by Karthik Palani
Edited by Praveen K. L.
Music byThaman S
Production CompanySri Venkateswara Creations
PVP Cinema
Distributor Seven Screen Studio
Budget₹200–280 crore
Box Office Collection₹290–310 crore

Varisu Movie Cast and Characters:

  • Vijay as Vijay Rajendran
  • R. Sarathkumar as Rajendran Palanisamy
  • Srikanth as Jai Rajendran
  • Shaam as Ajay Rajendran
  • Rashmika Mandanna as Divya
  • Jayasudha as Sudha Rajendran
  • Sangeetha as Aarthi Jai
  • Prakash Raj as Jayaprakash Amarendran “JP”
  • Prabhu as Dr. Anand Padmanabhan
  • Yogi Babu as Kicha
  • Ganesh Venkatraman as Mukesh Krishnan
  • Samyuktha Shanmughanathan as Swetha Ajay
  • Sanjana Tiwari as Riya Jai
  • Advaith Vinod as Prashant Ajay
  • Harshitha Karthik as Harshitha “Harshu” Ajay
  • Suman as Gautham
  • Mime Gopi as Raju
  • Pondy Ravi as Eeshwar
  • Nandini Rai as Smitha
  • Matthew Varghese as Mathew
  • Nimisha Nambiar as Gautham’s wife
  • Sriman as Thambi Durai
  • VTV Ganesh as Velraj
  • Bharath Reddy as Police Officer
  • D. R. K. Kiran as Anthony
  • Boys Rajan as Bid manager
  • Kiki Vijay as herself

Cameo appearances

  • S. J. Suryah as Adithya Mittal
  • Jani Master in the song “Thee Thalapathy”
  • Sathish as Vijay’s friend


The film’s story begins with a big family living together happily, and they have a very big company in which everyone manages the business together. Then suddenly a man enters. This creates a lot of problems in the business; there was a huge loss in the business, and the family gets separated. How does loss happen in business? Why does the family get separated? This suspense remains.

About Varisu Movie:

  • The film was announced in September 2021 under the tentative title Thalapathy 66, as it is Vijay’s 66th film in a leading role.
  • The title Varisu was announced on 21 June 2022, the eve of Vijay’s 48th birthday.
  • Principal photography began in April 2022 and concluded in December. The film was shot mostly in Chennai and Hyderabad, with sporadic schedules in Visakhapatnam, Ballari and Ladakh.
  • Vijay was reported to receive a payment of ₹1.18 billion (US$15 million) for the film. He was also reported to be sporting two looks as the film would be set in two different time periods.
  • The story for the film was written keeping Mahesh Babu in mind and when the actor could not sign up for the film, the makers approached Allu Arjun, Prabhas, and Ram Charan before finalizing Vijay.
  • Initially, the makers wanted Pooja Hegde to be the lead actress.
  • Despite stringent measures taken by the production team, pictures taken from the sets were leaked onto the internet and by 15 June, the team planned to shift the shooting location to a private spot, resulting in the halt of filming.
  • The film was subject to numerous leaks during production, despite the efforts of the producers to contain them.
  • Varisu’s first poster released on 21 June 2022, was criticized by a section of social media users, alleging to be plagiarised from the advertisements of the Otto clothing board, and also edited the poster to strengthen their claims. In reply to the trolls, the company claimed that the image is not in any way related to the company.
  • The film is planned to have dubbed versions in Telugu (titled Vaarasudu) and in Hindi.
  • Varisu was released in theatres worldwide on 11 January 2023, in the week of Pongal, and received mixed reviews from critics. The film has grossed around ₹290–310 crore at the box office, making it currently the sixth highest-grossing Indian film of 2023, one of the highest-grossing Tamil films worldwide, as well as the highest grosser in Vijay’s career.
  • Sri Venkateswara Creations was accused by the Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) of using elephants in the film, violating the Performing Animal (Registration) Rules 2001 by not seeking permission from the AWBI before filming. The AWBI ordered Sri Venkateswara Creations to submit an explanation to them for their violation within seven days or face legal action.
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