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Vettaiyan Movie Details:

Country India
Language Tamil
GenreAction, Drama
Release date2024
Running timeTBA
Amitabh Bachchan
Fahadh Faasil
Rana Daggubati
Manju Warrier
Directed by T. J. Gnanavel
Written byT. J. Gnanavel
Produced bySubaskaran Allirajah
Cinematography by S. R. Kathir
Edited by Philomin Raj
Music byAnirudh Ravichander
Production CompanyLyca Productions

Vettaiyan Movie Cast & Characters:

  • Rajinikanth
  • Amitabh Bachchan as Mukharjee (cameo appearance)
  • Fahadh Faasil as Shiva
  • Rana Daggubati
  • Manju Warrier as Devi
  • Ritika Singh
  • Dushara Vijayan
  • Kishore
  • Rohini
  • Rao Ramesh
  • Shaji Chen
  • Ramesh Thilak
  • Rakshan
  • G. M. Sundar


The plot follows a retired police officer as he fights against the system.

Vettaiyan Movie Box Office Collection & Budget:

Budget₹160 crore
Opening DayTBA
Domestic CollectionTBA
International CollectionTBA
Worldwide CollectionTBA

About Vettaiyan Movie:

Vettaiyan is an upcoming Tamil action drama film starring Rajinikanth, Amitabh Bachchan, Fahadh Faasil, Rana Daggubati, Manju Warrier, Ritika Singh, Dushara Vijayan, Kishore, Rohini, and Rao Ramesh. It is written and directed by T. J. Gnanavel and produced by Subaskaran Allirajah under Lyca Productions.

The film was officially announced in March 2023 under the tentative title Thalaivar 170, being the 170th film of Rajinikanth as the lead actor, and the official title Vettaiyan was announced on 12 December 2023, coinciding with Rajinikanth’s 73rd birthday.

Principal photography for the film began in October 2023 and is currently occurring sporadically in several legs. Filming locations included Thiruvananthapuram, Tirunelveli, Chennai, Mumbai, Andhra Pradesh, and Hyderabad.

The music and background scores are composed by Anirudh Ravichander, in his fourth collaboration with Rajinikanth after Petta (2019), Darbar (2020), and Jailer (2023).

Vettaiyan is expected to be released theatrically in 2024. It was made on a budget of ₹160 crore (US$20 million), which is one of the lowest for Rajinikanth in recent times. The film will be released in Tamil along with dubbed versions in Malayalam, Telugu, Kannada, and Hindi.