Today is the season of re-releases. Two types of films are re-entering the theatres. Along with the films that were hugely popular at the time of their release, films that failed at that time also hit the theaters in this way. Some of the re-released films are films like Sphatikum starring Superstar Rajinikanth, Basha starring Superstar Mohanlal, or films like Baba, which failed at the time of release. Some producers are hoping to cash in on old films that failed in the theaters by re-releases aimed at the new generation who have never seen them on the big screen. Now a new re-release from Tamil cinema is coming to theaters. Directed by Suresh Krishna, Kamal Haasan’s film Alavanthan, which hit the theaters in 2001, is all set to hit the theaters again.
Aalavandhan is a film that is still discussed today due to its technical excellence. The film was released in Diwali 2001 and completed 22 years on Monday, November 14. Producer V Creations’ Kalaipuli S Thanu has informed that the film will hit 1000 theaters again. By sharing the poster of the movie, Kalaipuli S Thanu announced that the movie is being re-released. But the re-release date has not been announced. Meanwhile, Kamal Haasan fans are very excited after this news came out. Aalavandhan was directed by Suresh Krishna, who made hits like Baasha, which was noticed at the time of its release due to its technical excellence. Kamal Haasan appeared in a double role in this film. The names of the characters played by Kamal Haasan in the film were Vijay aka Vijay Kumar and Nandu aka Nandakumar. Names of characters. Raveena Tandon played the heroine in the film. Manisha Koirala, Anu Haasan and others also played important roles in the film.
At that time many foreigners were also part of the technical sections of the film. The budget was 25 crores. The film opened in theaters with high expectations but turned out to be a huge disaster at the box office and won the National Award for Special Effects that year. Apart from Tamil, the film was also released in Hindi as Abhay. But even after years, the making of the film and its technical excellence were making it a topic of much discussion. Alavant holds many records like being the first film to use a motion control rig and the first film to use animated sequences. Another thing is that the animated sequences in Hollywood director Quentin Tarantino’s hit film Kill Bill were inspired by Aalavandhan. Two Kamal Haasan starrer films recently had limited re-releases. They were the films Pushpak and Nayagan. But none of them were screened outside Tamil Nadu. Meanwhile, Indian 2 is the Kamal Haasan film that fans are waiting for. Directed by Shankar, the film is a sequel to the 2001 film Indian.