Jailer, Rajinikanth’s highly anticipated and awaited film, is only a day away from its theatrical release. The expectations for Rajinikanth’s film are obviously sky high, as it also marks his theatrical return after a two-year absence. The pan-Indian film is expected to have a massive opening, with pre-bookings already exceeding expectations. If you’re looking forward to seeing the superstar on the big screen tomorrow, here’s everything you need to know. Read on to learn everything there is to know about Jailer, including the cast, screen time, and censor certification.
Jailer cast and crew
Rajinikanth will be seen in a titular role in the film. Kannada superstar Shiva Rajkumar is playing the lead antagonist in the movie, which features Tamannaah Bhatia, Ramya Krishnan, Yogi Babu, Vasanth Ravi, Vinayakan, and others in supporting roles. Malayalam superstar Mohanlal is making a special appearance in the film. Bollywood actor Jackie Shroff is also part of the film. Rajinikanth and Jackie Shroff are reuniting after 36 years.
The plot follows Muthuvel Pandian as he tries to keep order in the prison while also protecting his family from gangsters. He is a complex character torn between his responsibilities as a jailer and his desire to protect his loved ones. Rajinikanth plays a jailer on a mission in the highly anticipated project, which is described as an action thriller.
Budget of Jailer
As per Times Of India, Jailer was made on a whopping budget of Rs 225 crores. Rajinikanth reportedly charged a whopping 110 Crores for his role in the film. The star-studded cast like Mohanlal, Tamannaah, and Shivarajkumar were also paid a hefty fee in crores.
Jailer release date
Jailer is scheduled to release in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada on August 10. The film was expected to have a big clash with Malayalam film Jailer. But the Sakkir Madathil’s director backed out to avoid a clash at the box office.
Run time and censor of Jailer
The film will reportedly be 2 hours 40 minutes long. Jailer also received U certification from the censor board.
Highest number of screen counts for Jailer
The Rajinikanth-starrer has a massive screen count throughout the South. According to reports, Jailer will be released on over 300 screens in Kerala. The film will be shown on approximately 300 screens across Karnataka in multiple languages, on both single screens and multiplexes. Jailer will be shown in every theatre in Tamil Nadu.
Jailer OTT and satellite rights
The satellite and OTT rights of Jailer have been sold to Sun Productions. The top television channel in Tamil Nadu, Sun TV has retained the satellite rights and OTT platform Sun NXT for online streaming. The rights have not been sold for a whooping price and will not be disclosed. However, the film is expected to be aired on Sun TV during Diwali.