The hype surrounding Santhosh’ Sivan’s Urumi has been huge. Urumi’s cast is equally attractive with a good mix of young faces and some of the hottest divas from Kollywood. Produced by Kalaipuli S Thanu, the film is based on Portuguese explorer Vasco Da Gama and his Indian travails.
It stars Arya, Prithviraj, Prabhu Deva, Genelia D’Souza, Nithya Menon, Vidya Balan,Tabu and comedian Jagathy Sreekumar in key roles. This historical fantasy offering has caught the imagination of many at international festivals, and expectations are high with its release in Tamil. Made at a budget of more than 200 million, Urumi happens to be the second most expensive in Mollywood, after Pazhassi Raja. It was dubbed and released in Telugu as Urumi and in English as Urumi: The Warriors Who Wanted to Kill Vasco Da Gama. The Tamil release titled Urumi: Padhinaintham Nootrandu Uraivaal makes it to theaters soon, with music scored by Deepak Dev. Bharat Creation is releasing ‘Urumi’ in USA this Friday. The movie releases at 250 screens worldwide, on May 25th,2012. Go catch it!