Kathir-Aishwarya Rajesh's Suzhal: The Vortex coming to Amazon Prime Video
Thw show also stars R Parthiban and Sriya Reddy in prominent roles
Director duo Pushkar and Gayatri will be the creators and writers of Amazon Prime Video's upcoming series, Suzhal – The Vortex. Directed by Magalir Mattum-fame Bramma and Anucharan M who helmed Kirumi, the series was announced earlier today at Amazon Prime Video's event Prime Video Presents India where 40 other titles were also announced.
According to a statement released by the makers, the series will be "an investigation into a simple missing person case unravels and rips the intricate social fabric of a small town."
Suzhal will star Aishwarya Rajesh, Kathir, R Parthiban, Sriya Reddy. While Aishwarya Rajesh's films like Ka Pae Ranasingam, Thittam Irandu, Boomika and Tuck Jagadish, and Parthiban-starrers Ponmagal Vandhal and Tughlaq Durbar skipped theatrical release and streamed on OTT platforms, Suzhal will mark both the actors' first web series.
The first look image released by the platform reveals that Kathir is playing a police officer in the show.
Interestingly, Anucharan, who is awaiting the release of his sophomore directorial, Panni Kutty, has previously edited director Manikandan's Kuttrame Thandanai which starred Aishwarya Rajesh, as well as Kathir's Sigai. Incidentally, Kathir also played an important role in Pushkar-Gayatri's Vikram Vedha.
Meanwhile, Aishwarya Rajesh has films like Driver Jamuna, Mohandas, Theeyavar Kulaigal Nadunga and The Great Indian Kitchen in different stages of production. On the other hand, Pushkar and Gayatri are currently working on the Hindi remake of Vikram Vedha that will star Saif Ali Khan and Hrithik Roshan.