Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Director: JJ Abrams
Cast: Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver
The seventh instalment of Star Wars is set 30 years after the Galatic Empire was defeated and the last Jedi, Luke Skywalker (Hamill), disappeared. The galaxy now faces a new threat, a faction named The First Order, whose commander is determined to kill Skywalker.
Did you know: When George Lucas told Hamill about the new Star Wars movie, he immediately agreed to reprise his role.
Director: N Kalyanakrishnan
Cast: Jayam Ravi, Trisha, Prakash Raj
This movie showcases Jayam Ravi as a boxer and traces his journey to the top. He trains hard and rises steadily, only to clash with the ultimate (and real-life) professional wrestler, Nathan Jones.
Did you know: Amala Paul and Nayantara were approached to play the female lead, but they couldn’t allot dates. So the role went to Trisha.
Cast: Nishesh, Vaishnavi, Karthik Kumar, Bindu Madhavi
Directed by Pandiraj, the movie about children with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) ends his trilogy of children-centric films (after Pasanga and Marina). The three lead child actors—Nishesh, Vaishnavi and Karthik Kumar—are newcomers.
Did you know: Actor Suriya, who is producing and doing a cameo in the film, requested the public not to celebrate the movie and direct their efforts towards flood relief.