Maanaadu (2021) Full Movie Analysis: Story, Cast, Release Date, Budget, Box Office Collection, Review, Ratings & More


Maanaadu is a 2021 Indian Tamil language action drama film directed by Venkat Prabhu. It is produced by Suresh Kamatchi under the banners of V House Productions. The film star Silambarasan, S. J. Suryah, and,Kalyani Priyadarshan are in title roles. The music was composed by Yuvan Shankar Raja.

On November 25, 2021, the film was released in theatres. Silambarasan and S. J. Suryah’s performances, Venkat Prabhu’s directing and screenplay, Yuvan Shankar Raja’s background score, and Praveen K. L.’s editing all garnered great accolades from the audience and reviewers. Venkat Prabhu has announced that there would be a sequel, with the principal actors returning.

Maanaadu (2021) Full Movie Analysis: Release Date, Story, Plot, Cast, Actors Salary, Actors Net Worth, Budget, Box Office Collection, Trailer, Songs, Awards, Review, Ratings & More

Language Tamil
Directed by Venkat Prabhu
Star CastSilambarasan
S. J. Suryah
Produced by Suresh Kamatchi
V House Productions
Written byVenkat Prabhu
CinematographyRichard M. Nathan
Edited byPraveen K. L.
Music byYuvan Shankar Raja
Distributed bySSI Productions
Release date25 November 2021 (India)
Running time147 minutes
Budget₹ 30 crores 
Box officeest. ₹ 120 crore

Maanaadu Movie Storyline

Abdul Khaliq is an NRI travelling to Coimbatore to assist his buddy Eswaramoorthy in eloping with his sweetheart Zarina Begum on the day of her wedding, with the aid of another friend Syed Basha. During the flight, he becomes friends with a talkative Seethalakshmi. After learning that she is also on her way to Zarina’s wedding, he convinces her to accompany him. They elope and flee the bride’s relatives, who are pursuing them. An unknown guy suddenly falls on their vehicle as they drive to the clerk’s office. The guy was being chased by the police, who were commanded by Inspector John. On the direction of corrupt DCP Dhanushkodi, they are then extrajudicially detained. The DCP and John then compel Khaliq to attend a planned political meeting with chief minister Arivazhagan in attendance, and Khaliq is told to kill Arivazhagan with a gun or his friends would die. Khaliq unwillingly shoots Arivazhagan, who dies. Despite his objections, John shoots Khaliq to death in the midst of the mayhem.

Maanaadu Movie Budget

Maanaadu is made on the budget of ₹ 30 Crore all inclusive.

CostCost Amount
Production CostNA
Prints and AdvertisementNA
Total Cost₹ 30 crore Approx.

Maanaadu Movie Box Office Collection

After Master, Annaatthe, Doctor, and Karnan, the film had a fantastic start at the box office, generating $8 million in Tamil Nadu on its first day, making it the fifth biggest Tamil film opening. It has grossed a total of 100 crore as on December 19, 2021. SonyLIV acquired the post-theatrical streaming rights to all south Indian versions of the film, while Star Vijay acquired the satellite rights to the Tamil version. From December 24, 2021, it was available to watch on SonyLIV.

WeekNet Collection
Week 1 Collection₹ 37.1 crore
Week 2 Collection₹ 11.6 crore
Week 3 Collection₹ 9.7 crore
Week 4 Collection ₹4.43 crore
Total 1 Month Collection₹ 61 crore
Overall CollectionAmount
India Nett₹75 crore
India Gross₹ 105 crore
Overseas₹15.5 crore
Worldwide Collection₹ 120 crore
Verdict Blockbuster

Maanaadu movie has done overall box office collection of estimated ₹ 120 crore

Maanaadu Cast, Crew, Role, Salary & Net Worth

Here are the complete details of actors and actresses names in the movie.

1. Silambarasan as Abdul Khaliq

Silambarasan as Abdul Khaliq
Info Abdul Khaliq
Real Name Silambarasan
Salary Per MovieRs.5 crores +
Net WorthRs. 30 crores +

2.S. J. Suryah as DCP V. Dhanushkodi

S. J. Suryah as DCP V. Dhanushkodi
Info DCP V. Dhanushkodi
Real Name S. J. Suryah
Salary Per MovieRs.50-60 lakh +
Net WorthRs. 20 crores +

3. Kalyani Priyadarshan as Seetha Lakshmi

Kalyani Priyadarshan as Seetha Lakshmi
Info Seetha Lakshmi
Real Name Kalyani Priyadarshan 
Salary Per MovieRs. 2-3 crores +
Net WorthRs. 21 crores +

4. S. A. Chandrasekhar as CM Arivazhagan

S. A. Chandrasekhar as CM Arivazhagan
Info CM Arivazhagan
Real Name S. A. Chandrasekhar
Salary Per MovieRs. 10-15 lakh +
Net WorthRs. 6 crores +

5. Y. G. Mahendran as Paranthaman

 Y. G. Mahendran as Paranthaman
Info Paranthaman
Real Name Y. G. Mahendran
Salary Per MovieRs. 10-15 lakh +
Net WorthRs. 15 crores +

6. Vagai Chandrasekhar as Tamizhvanan

Vagai Chandrasekhar as Tamizhvanan
Info Tamizhvanan
Real Name Vagai Chandrasekhar
Salary Per MovieRs. 10-12 lakh +
Net WorthRs. 6 crores +

7. Premgi Amaren as Eswaramoorthy

Premgi Amaren as Eswaramoorthy
Info Eswaramoorthy
Real Name Premgi Amaren
Salary Per MovieRs. 8-10 lakh +
Net WorthRs. 7 crores +

8. Karunakaran as Syed Basha

Karunakaran as Syed Basha
Info Syed Basha
Real Name Karunakaran
Salary Per MovieRs. 5-6 lakh +
Net WorthRs. 4 crores +

9. Subbu Panchu as Mugilan Arivazhagan

Subbu Panchu as Mugilan Arivazhagan
Info Mugilan Arivazhagan
Real Name Subbu Panchu
Salary Per MovieRs. 9.6 lakh +
Net WorthRs. 21 crores +

10. Anjena Kirti as Zarina Begum

Anjena Kirti as Zarina Begum
Info Zarina Begum
Real Name Anjena Kirti
Salary Per MovieRs. 10-15 lakh +
Net WorthRs. 10 crores +

11. Manoj Bharathiraja as John Mathew

 Manoj Bharathiraja as John Mathew
Info John Mathew
Real Name Manoj Bharathiraja
Salary Per MovieRs. 15-20 lakh +
Net WorthRs. 14 crores +

12. Udhaya as Mansoor

Udhaya as Mansoor
Info Mansoor
Real Name Udhaya
Salary Per MovieRs. 5-6 lakh +
Net WorthRs. 7 crores +

13. Aravind Akash as Hitman

Aravind Akash as Hitman
Info Hitman
Real Name Aravind Akash
Salary Per MovieRs. 10-12 lakh +
Net WorthRs. 9 crores +

14. Daniel Annie Pope as Muhammad Rafiq

Daniel Annie Pope as Muhammad Rafiq
Info Muhammad Rafiq
Real Name Daniel Annie Pope
Salary Per MovieRs. 10-15 lakh +
Net WorthRs. 12 crores +

15. Stunt Silva as Masthan Bhai

 Stunt Silva as Masthan Bhai
Info Masthan Bhai
Real Name Stunt Silva
Salary Per MovieRs. 4-5 lakh +
Net WorthRs. 7 crores +

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Maanaadu Movie Videos

Maanaadu Movie Trailer

Maanaadu Movie Songs

1)  Meherezylaa Full Video Song

Maanaadu Movie Review

Maanaadu stays concentrated on its primary premise with a political element of the chief minister’s killing, without devoting much time to the characters’ tales or any love aspect. It subsequently unveils another surprise of how not one but two persons are stuck in the time loop, making scathing remarks about the social milieu inside the nation with allusions to key historical events. The other is the ACP, who is well performed by SJ Suryah.

The characters’ apparently continuous struggles to break free from the temporal trap have an inherent freshness to them. Many actors in these films react to such films as if they are seeing such an idea for the first time. We are unconcerned with the previous picture with the same concept as long as the present film is entertaining.

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