Yaanai Movie (2022) Cast & Crew, Release Date, Story, Review, Poster, Trailer, Budget, Collection


July 1, 2022
2hr 34min
Status: released

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Yaanai Movie Details:

Country India
Language Tamil
Budget₹15 crore
Box Office Collection ₹45 crore
Release date 1 July 2022
Running time2hr 34min
StarringArun Vijay
Ramachandra Raju
Priya Bhavani Shankar
Yogi Babu
Directed by Hari
Written by Hari
Produced byVedikkaranpatti S. Sakthivel
CinematographyS. Gopinath
Edited by Anthony
Music by G.V. Prakash Kumar
Production CompanyDrumsticks Productions
Distributed byKKR Cinemas

Yaanai Movie Cast & Characters:

  • Arun Vijay as Ravichandran
  • Priya Bhavani Shankar as Jebamalar alias Kutty
  • Ramachandra Raju in a dual role as: Lingam / Pandi
  • Samuthirakani as Ramachandran, Ravi’s elder brother
  • Rajesh as P.R.Veerapandiyan “PRV”, Ravi’s father
  • Radhika Sarathkumar as Muthaaram, PRV’s second wife and Ravi’s mother
  • Aishwariyaa Bhaskaran as Ramachandran’s wife and Selvi’s mother
  • Ammu Abhirami as Selvi alias Paapa, Ramachandran’s daughter
  • Yogi Babu as Jimmy
  • V. I. S. Jayapalan as Samuthiram, Lingam and Pandi’s father
  • Bose Venkat as Sivachandran, Ravi’s elder brother
  • Sanjeev Venkat as Jayachandran, Ravi’s elder brother
  • Thalaivasal Vijay as Jacob, Jebamalar’s father
  • Rama as Jebarani, Jebamalar’s mother
  • Imman Annachi as Mukkaiya, Ravi’s uncle
  • Nakkalites Chandrakumar as Kadarkarai, Samuthiram’s friend
  • O. A. K. Sundar as Annachchi
  • Snehan as Selvi’s college professor
  • C. Ranganathan as a marriage broker
  • Jeevitha as Sivachandran’s wife
  • Sarayu as Jayachandran’s wife
  • Subhashini Kannan as Lingam’s wife
  • Janaki Devi as Jebakanya, Jebamalar’s sister
  • Pugazh as Parattai
  • Bharathi Kannan as Adv. Sengottuvan
  • Gangai Amaran as a priest (cameo appearance)
  • Srividya as PRV’s first wife (photo presence only)


PRV’s family who lives with his two wives and children in the Ramnad district. Also, there is a family who is convinced that PRV’s family only caused the death of his brother. The movie narrates many incidents that happen in the two families.

About Yaanai Movie:

Yaanai Tamil action film written and directed by Hari and produced by Vedikkaranpatti S. Sakthivel under the banner of Drumsticks Productions. The film’s music and the score are composed by G. V. Prakash Kumar, with cinematography handled by Gopinath and editing done by Anthony.

The film stars Arun Vijay, Ramachandra Raju, Priya Bhavani Shankar, Samuthirakani, Rajesh, Raadhika Sarathkumar, Aishwarya, Ammu Abhirami, Yogi Babu, and Pugazh in prominent roles.

The film was released in theatres on 1 July 2022, to positive reviews from critics and audiences. The film grossed ₹36.3 crore (US$4.5 million) and went on to become one of the highest-grossing Tamil films of the year.