Directed by Deepak Sundarrajan, Annabelle Sethupathi features the most popular comedians from Tamil and Telugu cinema
“Sometimes, One Life is not enough to see it all”; Disney+ Hotstar presents the biggest multi-lingual Fantasy-comedy of 2021, Annabelle Sethupathi. Powerhouse performers Taapsee Pannu and Vijay Sethupathi join forces for the first time in a project that promises to take the audiences on an intriguing journey between the past and the present. The highly-anticipated multilingual big-ticket release also features Jagapathy Babu, Rajendra Prasad, Radhikaa Sarathkumar, Suresh Menon, and celebrated comedians like Yogi Babu, Vennela Kishore, George Maryan, Devadarshini and many others from Tamil and Telugu cinema.
Produced by Sudhan Sundaram & Jayaram of Passion Studios and directed by Deepak Sundarrajan, Annabelle Sethupathi follows Rudra’s brush with the dark history of a haunted palace. The narrative intertwines humour and emotion, thereby making it the biggest family entertainer. Actor Vijay Sethupathi dons the role of a “Romantic King” in Annabelle Sethupathi and Taapsee Pannu will be seen in dual role as a Queen and modern day burglar. This is the first time these versatile actors, known for portraying edgy characters in avant-garde films, will be seen in a Fantasy comedy. The fun yet thoroughly gripping Fantasy-comedy marks the supremely talented actor Taapsee Pannu’s return to Tamil cinema after a gap of two years. The much-anticipated film Annabelle Sethupathi will release exclusively on Disney+ Hotstar on 17th September 2021 in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Kannada & Malayalam.
Director Deepak Sundarrajan said, “Annabelle Sethupathi is a truly special story. Added to this, the supremely talented cast including powerhouse performer like Vijay Sethupathi and immensely talented Taapsee Pannu collaborating on this fantasy-comedy brought gumption to the script. These actors brought in their brilliant craft and lifted the interesting material on the page. This isn’t just a fantasy-comedy, Annabelle Sethupathi is rich and promises a ride of emotions—laughter, tears, emotion, drama, thrill, fear and love—which makes it the biggest family entertainer and I am thrilled that more people will be able to enjoy Annabelle Sethupathi in the comfort of their homes as it makes its grand premiere on Disney+ Hotstar.”
Producer Sudhan Sundaram, Passion Studios, says, “We are happy to present Annabelle Sethupathi in every home through Disney+ Hotstar. It will be the biggest family entertainer embellished with great performances from Taapsee Pannu and Vijay Sethupathi. ‘Makkal Selvan’ Vijay Sethupathi appears as a ‘Romantic King’ in this film and Taapsee Pannu effortlessly steals the spotlight in every movie and her spontaneous performance. On the behalf of Passion Studios, I thank Disney+ Hotstar for showing interest and believing in this film.”
Synopsis: Annabelle Sethupathi is the story of Rudra, a modern-day petty thief, who seeks to rob the haunted village palace. The palace was built by King Veera Sethupathy (Vijay Sethupathi) for his wife, Annabelle, a British woman he married post-Independence. However, soon after their marriage, the couple is poisoned to death. When Rudra arrives at the palace with her family, she soon realises the similarities between her and Annabelle and the power she holds to rid the palace of its dark history and free its inhabitants.