The first look poster for the forthcoming historical drama 1947 August 16 was revealed on Wednesday by actor Sivakarthikeyan. He tweeted, “Happy to release the First look of #1947August16 produced by director @Armurugadoss sir in association with @purplebullent All the best to the team.”
The film stars Gautham Karthik and Revathy and was written and directed by NS Ponkumar. According to reports, the film is now in post-production. According to the poster, the film appears to be set in a turbulent era following India’s independence from British dominion.
AR Murugadoss, the director, is funding 1947 August 16. He shared the first poster saying, “My next production venture #1947August16. Great privilege in bringing lots of young talents into this wonderful project. All the best guys. Let’s rock it!”
The film is produced by Murugadoss, Purple Bull Entertainment, and God Bless Entertainment. Ponkumar has been a Murugadoss colleague for quite some time. The release date is likely to be announced soon by the producers.
Gautham Karthik made his silver screen debut in Mani Ratnam’s 2013 film Kadal, in which he played the lead role. He has, however, failed to make an impact at the box office. Will this film deliver Gautham the critical and commercial success he so desperately needs? It will have to wait and see.
In the meantime, AR Murugadoss’ most recent film was Darbar. The film, starring Superstar Rajinikanth, was released in theatres in 2020 to mixed reviews. It was likewise a box office flop.