The trailer for Dhanush’s upcoming period drama, Captain Miller has been released. In the trailer of Captain Miller Dhanush looked rugged and violent.
The trailer unfolds against the backdrop of British-ruled India, offering glimpses of escalating violence. Dhanush takes center stage, showcasing his prowess in intense action sequences as he battles against the British forces to save his village.
However, a surprising twist concludes the trailer, revealing Dhanush’s character’s past as Captain Miller, a once-serving soldier under the British. Captain Miller is the first collaboration between Director Arun Matheswaran and Dhanush. Matheswaran is known for directing the hit Tamil crime action film ‘Rock’ (2021), starring Vasanth Ravi, and ‘Saani Kaayidham,’ starring Keerthy Suresh and Selvaraghavan.
Captain Miller’s Release Date
Captain Miller was announced on July 2, 2022. The makers announced the film through a one-minute-long announcement video. In the announcement video, Dhanush was seen as a dacoit riding a bike and wearing a scarf on his face.
This short video clip has become Kollywood’s most-viewed announcement video so far, reaching 5.5 million views in 24 hours. Captain Miller was expected to be released on December 15, 2023, but later shifted to Pongal 2024, on January 12, 2024.
Captain Miller Star Cast
Captain Miller features Dhanush and Priyanka Arul Mohan in pivotal roles. Apart from Dhanush and Priya, Shiva Rajkumar, Sundeep Kishan, John Kokken, and Edward Sonnenblick are in supporting roles.
Director Arun conceived the fictional character Captain Miller to craft an expansive action film. It was only during the midway point of production that he realized Dhanush would be an ideal fit for the role. In late May 2022, Priyanka Arul Mohan was confirmed as the lead actress for the film.
About Captain Miller
Set in the Madras Presidency of the 1930s and 1940s, Captain Miller is a period-action drama film in which Dhanush will be playing the title role. The big-budget action entertainer is produced by Sendhil Thyagarajan and Arjun Thyagarajan under their Sathya Jyothi Films banner.
On the technical front, Shreyas Krishan is cranking the camera for the film, Nagooran is taking care of the editing work and GV Prakash Kumar is composing the music and background score of the film.
Captain Miller FAQs
A. Captain Miller will be released in theatres on January 12, 2024.
A. Arun Matheswaran is the director of Captain Miller.
A. Captain Miller features Dhanush and Priyanka Arul Mohan in pivotal roles. Apart from Dhanush and Priya, Shiva Rajkumar, Sundeep Kishan, John Kokken, and Edward Sonnenblick are in supporting roles.
A. Rs. 50 crore is the budget of Captain Miller.