Connect is a newly release Tamil Movie released on 22 December 2022. The movie is written by Ashwin Saravanan and directed by Ashwin Saravanan and Kaavya Ramkumar. Connect Movie is produced by Vignesh Shivan, who also produced Rocky in 2021. The cinematography of this movie is done by Manikantan and Krishnamachary. The movie is edited by Richard Kevin. The music for this movie is done by Prithvi Chandrasekhar. Rowdy Pictures is the production company of this movie.
The reported budget of this movie is INR 22 crore (US$3.5 million) and the reported box-office collection of the movie is reported INR 4 crore (US$654 million) for now. The official runtime of this movie is 99 minutes. The main characters from the movie are Nayanthara as Susan Joseph, Sathyaraj as Arthur Samuel (Susan’s Father), Anupam Kher as Father Augustine (exorcist), and Vinay Rai as Dr.Joseph Benoy (Susan’s expired husband).
The post-theatrical release rights or the digital streaming OTT rights of the movie is sold to Netflix. The movie is based on a horror theme and the time of the movie is set in a time when India was totally locked down. The owners of this movie announced the release date of this movie as 22 December 2022 and said that the movie will not have any Intervals at theatres.
But, after theatre owners from Tamil Nadu refused to run the movie because of potential revenue losses then the makers of Connect agreed to give permission to the theatre owners to induce Intervals. Intervals are one of the major revenue sources of a theatre or cinema hall. They earn more by selling popcorn and other eating items at the time of intervals.
Cast List of Connect
- Nayanthara as Susan Joseph
- Sathyaraj as Arthur Samuel (Susan’s Father)
- Anupam Kher as Father Augustine (exorcist)
- Vinay Rai as Dr.Joseph Benoy (Susan’s expired husband)
- Haniya Nafis as Anna Joseph (Susan’s daughter)
- Avinash as Father Alex (priest)
- Mekha Rajan as Ouija Board practitioner
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The Connect movie got decent positive reviews from critics and audiences. Over 137 people rated this movie 6.2 stars out of 10 stars on IMDb, which can be faked because the number of reviewers is very low. Logesh Balachandran of The Times of India rated this film 2.5 stars out of 5 stars and said “Nayanthara, once again, delivers a convincing act as the mother of a depressed teenager. The technical aspects of the film are brilliant, especially the sound design (Sachin Sudhakaran and Hariharan) and cinematography.”
Latha Srinivasan of India Today rated this film 3 stars out of 5 stars and said “Produced by Rowdy Pictures, Connect is a film that belongs to Haniya Nafisa and the audience will remember her for a long time to come.” Arvind V of Pinkvilla rated this film 2.5 stars out of 5 and said “The narrative is satisfied with its spiritual convictions, giving the drama a raw deal.”
Watch Connect Movie
If you want to watch connect movie now then you have to go to the nearest theatre or cinema hall where the film is running right now. Currently, the movie is not available to watch online. The post-theatrical release or OTT digital streaming rights of this movie is sold to Netflix but the movie is currently running at the theatres so Netflix’s release will take more time.