Jyothika's Ponmangal Vandhal, Keerthy Suresh's Penguin, among others, to directly premiere on Amazon Prime Video

From Jyothika's Ponmangal Vandhal to Keerthy Suresh's Penguin, five South Indian movie titles will now have direct-to-digital premieres on Amazon Prime Video India.

FP Staff May 15, 2020 09:56:12 IST
Jyothika's Ponmangal Vandhal, Keerthy Suresh's Penguin, among others, to directly premiere on Amazon Prime Video

Following the announcement of the upcoming direct-to-digital premieres of Gulabo Sitabo and Shakuntala Devi, Amazon Prime Video India has announced five other highly-anticipated South Indian films will release directly on the streaming service.

These include Tamil film Ponmagal Vandhal starring Jyothika, Keerthy Suresh's Penguin (Tamil and Telugu), Sufiyum Sujatayum (Malayalam), Law (Kannada), and French Biryani (Kannada).

“Indian audiences have been eagerly awaiting the release of these seven highly anticipated films, and we are delighted that Amazon Prime Video will now be premiering these movies for our customers, who can enjoy watching these from the safety and comfort of their homes, and on a screen of their choice," says Gaurav Gandhi, Director and Country General Manager, Amazon Prime Video India.

Here is Amazon Prime Video’s direct-to-service slate for South Indian films

Tamil

Ponmagal Vandhal - 29 May

Jyothikas Ponmangal Vandhal Keerthy Sureshs Penguin among others to directly premiere on Amazon Prime Video

Poster of Jyothika's Pon Magal Vandhal

Starring Jyothika, Parthiban, Bhagyaraj, Prathap Pothen, and Pandiarajan, Ponmagal Vandhal is a legal drama. The movie is written and directed by JJ Fredrick, and produced by Suriya and Rajsekar Karpoorasundarapandian.

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Tamil and Telugu

Jyothikas Ponmangal Vandhal Keerthy Sureshs Penguin among others to directly premiere on Amazon Prime Video

First still of Penguin. Twitter

Penguin - 19 June

Starring Keerthy Suresh, Penguin is written and directed by Eshavar Karthic. The film is produced by Stone Bench Films and Karthik Subbaraj.

Kannada

Law - 26 June

Jyothikas Ponmangal Vandhal Keerthy Sureshs Penguin among others to directly premiere on Amazon Prime Video

Poster of Law. Amazon Prime Video

Starring Ragini Chandran, Siri Prahlad, and veteran actor Mukhyamantri Chandru, Law is written and directed by Raghu Samarth, and produced by Ashwini and Puneeth Rajkumar.

French Biryani - 24 July

Jyothikas Ponmangal Vandhal Keerthy Sureshs Penguin among others to directly premiere on Amazon Prime Video

First look of French Biryani. Twitter

French Biryani features actors 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.

Malayalam

Sufiyum Sujatayum - TBA

Jyothikas Ponmangal Vandhal Keerthy Sureshs Penguin among others to directly premiere on Amazon Prime Video

Sufiyum Sujatayum poster. Amazon Prime Video

Starring Aditi Rao Hydari and Jayasuruya, Soofiyum Sujatayum is written and directed by Naranipuzha Shanavas, and produced by Vijay Babu’s Friday Film House.

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