Varisu is a newly released Tamil movie released on 11 January 2023. The Varisu movie was written by Vamshi Paidipally, Hari Ashishor, and Solomon and directed by Vamshi Paidipally, who also directed “Maharshi” in 2019. The movie is produced by Dil Raju, who also produced “Thank You” in 2022, and Sirish. Karthik Palani does the cinematography for this movie. The movie is edited by Praveen K. L. The music of this movie is done by Thaman S. The production companies of this movie are Sri Venkateswara Creations and PVP Cinema. The movie is distributed by Seven Screen Studio and Red Giant Movies. The official runtime of this movie is 167 minutes.
The budget of the Varisu movie is estimated to ₹280 crores (US$34 million). The movie was scheduled for 11 January for the Hindu festival called “Pongal“. This movie is directly clashing at the box office with Ajith Kumar’s “Thunivu” movie which was also released on 11 January 2023. The main characters from the movie are Vijay as Vijay Rajendran, Rashmika Mandanna as Divya, Vijay’s love interest, and Aarthi’s sister (Voice-over by Ishwarya Bhaskar), R. Sarathkumar as Rajendran, Vijay’s father, Prabhu as Vijay’s family doctor and Prakash Raj as Jayaprakash.
There is a total of five songs from this movie. The first song from this movie is “Ranjithame” sung by Vijay, M. M. Manasi. The length of the first song is 4 minutes and 48 seconds. The second song from this movie is “Thee Thalapathy” sung by Silambarasan. The length of the second song is 4 minutes and 15 seconds. The third song from this movie is “Soul of Varisu” sung by K. S. Chithra. The length of the third song from this movie is 2 minutes and 09 seconds.
The fourth song from this movie is “Jimikki Ponnu” sung by Anirudh Ravichander and Jonita Gandhi. The length of the fourth song from this movie is 3 minutes and 55 seconds. The fifth and last song from this movie is “Vaa Thalaivaa” sung by Shankar Mahadevan, Karthik, Deepak Blue, Thaman S, and Aravindh Srinivasan. The length of the last and fifth songs is 4 minutes and 30 seconds. The total length of these five songs combined is 19 minutes and 26 seconds.
Cast List of Varisu
- Vijay as Vijay Rajendran
- Rashmika Mandanna as Divya, Vijay’s love interest, and Aarthi’s sister (Voice-over by Ishwarya Bhaskar)
- R. Sarathkumar as Rajendran, Vijay’s father
- Prabhu as Vijay’s family doctor
- Prakash Raj as Jayaprakash
- Shaam as Ajay Rajendran
- Srikanth as Jai Rajendran
- Yogi Babu as Kicha
- Jayasudha as Sudha, Vijay’s mother
- Sangeetha Krish as Aarthi, Jai’s wife and Vijay’s eldest sister-in-law
- Samyuktha Shanmughanathan as Ajay’s wife and Vijay’s second sister-in-law
- Nandini Rai
- Ganesh Venkatraman as Mukesh
- Sriman as Thangadurai
- VTV Ganesh as Velraj
- John Vijay
- Bharath Reddy
- Sanjana Sarathy
- Sathish as Vijay’s friend
- Matthew Varghese
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The Varisu movie got positive reviews from audiences and critics. Over 24k people rated this movie 7.0 stars out of 10 stars on IMDb, which are positive reviews from audiences. M Suganth from The Times of India rated the film 3.5 stars out of 5 and said “Vijay is in terrific form, cracking one-liners that have us break out into a smile, make self-referential punches and show earnestness in the sentimental moments“.
Latha Srinivasan from India Today rated the film 3 stars out of 5 and said “Though the film is reminiscent of some Telugu films, Vijay keeps us engaged with his comedy and action“. Priyanka Thirumurthy from The News Minute rated the film 3.5 stars out of 5 stars and said “In short, Varisu is a predictable but enjoyable family drama. After all, the fact that ‘family is difficult’ is a universal emotion“.
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