- Thunivu is a Tamil-language action heist movie.
- It is currently the second highest-grossing Indian movie of 2023.
- It features Ajith Kumar in the lead role.
When Thunivu was released in theatres, it received mixed reviews. However, the Sankranthi weekend saw the movie make good business and chart good box office figures. Thunivu, a 2023 Tamil-language action heist movie is the directorial venture of H Vinoth, with Boney Kapoor taking over production duties. Now, Thunivu will be available to stream on Netflix from 8 February onwards according to a tweet by Netflix.
Thunivu was released on 11 January, theatrically, during the Pongal week, and managed to gross Rs 160 crore, making it the second highest-grossing Indian movie of 2023. Interestingly, the movie was first titled AK61, owing to Ajith’s 61st outing in a lead role. The title was changed later.
Forecast: This week is going to be filled with guns, explosions and a WHOLE lotta action. 🤩💥
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— Netflix India South (@Netflix_INSouth) February 6, 2023
Thunivu Hitting Netflix on February 8
Thunivu was released in theatres on 11 January and did decent business, grossing more than Rs 160 crores, pegging it as the second highest-grossing Indian movie of 2023. After initial rumours that the movie would be out on OTT, Netflix confirmed the same, with the movie now due on 8 February on the online platform. Thunivu is to be available in Tamil, and other South Indian languages to be confirmed.
Thunivu Plot and Cast
The story follows Radha, a gangster and his gang, that plan a heist at “Your Bank”, one of the largest private banks in Chennai, with the tacit support of ACP Ramachandran. They have a plan to decamp with Rs 500 crores on 21st May, coinciding the robbery with the Governor’s party event at his residence. Come the day of the heist, Radha and his men hit the bank, only to find out that a mysterious person called “Michael Jackson” and his sidekick, Kanmani have already emptied the bank. Michael Jackson also defeated the commandos that arrived at the bank. He makes a deal with Radha to help him rob Rs 5000 crores, in return of a slice of the pie for which he and his men agree with reservations. Will they pull this heist off successfully? Watch the movie and find out.
This movie has Ajith Kumar essaying the lead role with Manju Warrier, Samuthirakani, John Kokken, Mamathi Chari, Ajay, Veera, Bagavathi Perumal, Darshan, Pavani Reddy, Ciby and Amir playing supporting roles. H Vinoth has directed this movie while Boney Kapoor is onboard as producer.