Suzhal- The Vortex is Amazon Prime Video’s original Tamil series, which is going to be an investigation thriller, created and written and created by husband and wife filmmaker duo Pushkar- Gayathri, known for directing 2017 blockbuster neo-noir action thriller film Vikram Vedha, starring R. Madhavan and Vijay Sethupathi as Vikram and Vedha respectively.
The duo is also directing the Hindi remake of Vikram Vedha, which is all set for theater release in September 2022. Bollywood actors Saif Ali Khan and Hrithik Roshan are reprising the roles of Madhavan and Sethupathy respectively.
The streamer announced the series, along with the titles of its more than 40 upcoming projects in Hindi, Telugu, and Tamil languages including some original series, original films, co-productions, and renewal of its sleeper hit series such as Mirazpur, Paatal Lok, The Family Man, etc.
Along with Suzhal- The Vortex, Prime Video also announced one more project with filmmaker duo Pushkar and Gayathri and that is another Tamil web series Vadhandhi in which the duo is the creative producer.
Suzhal Star Cast & Crew
- Multiple award-winning South Indian actress Aishwarya Rajesh is playing the female lead in this investigation thriller. She was last seen in the 2021 Telugu political drama film Republic. The actress has many projects in the pipeline for 2022-23 such as Driver Jamuna, Mohandas, Theeyavar Kulaigal Nadunga, Pulimada, Dhruva Natchathiram, etc.
- Actor Kathir who received critical acclaim for his excellent performance in Vikram Vedha will feature as the male lead, he will be playing a Police officer in the series
- R. Parthiban of Bharathi Kannamma, Nee Varuvai Ena, Otha Seruppa Size 7 is also playing a pivotal role. He was appointed as the Vice President of the Tamil Film Producers Council in 2018
- Shriya Reddy has also been roped in for the series and she will be playing a cop alongside Kathir. The actress has appeared in many films like Pallikoodam, Kanchivaram, Sila Samayangalil, Andava Kaanom etc.
The series will be helmed by director Bramma G of “Kuttram Kadithal” and “Magalir Mattum” fame in association with Anucharan who helmed 2015 Tamil thriller drama film Kirumi, starring Kathir and Reshmi Menon.
Suzhal First Look Out
Along with the title announcement, Amazon Prime Video also revealed the first look of Suzhal, produced by Wallwatcher Films, on April 28, 2022. The poster features the leading star cast including Aishwarya Rajesh, Parthiban with Kathir in the uniform of a police officer. Shriya is also featured as an investigation officer in the poster.
Check out the poster below:
#SuzhalTheVortexOnPrime: An investigation into a simple missing persons case unravels and rips the intricate social fabric of a small town.#PrimeVideoPresentsIndia #SeeWhereItTakesYou pic.twitter.com/IWNk2IcRGv
— prime video IN (@PrimeVideoIN) April 28, 2022
About the Series
Bankrolled by the Wallwatcher Films banner, the crime thriller series revolves around the investigation of a missing man and disclose many secret and complex mysteries while handling the case.
Such a great time for Indian content! @PrimeVideoIN taking local stories to the world, with its next Tamil original ! #SuzhalOnPrime to stream in over 30 indian & foreign languages starting June 17- just announced at IIFA.@am_kathir @aishu_dil @sriyareddy @rparthiepan #IIFA2022 pic.twitter.com/4XHNAH3HMY
— Sumit Kadel (@SumitkadeI) June 3, 2022