Nayakudu is a Telugu movie which stars Udhayanidhi Stalin and Keerthy Suresh as the primary characters. It’s the Telugu version of a hit Tamil movie ‘Maamannan’. The movie also features Vadivelu and Fahadh Faasil. They play critical roles too. Maamannan made a big impact on Tamil cinema.

This movie focused on the big social and political issues like caste inequality. People are eagerly watching for the release of this film in Telugu. The official trailer of Nayakudu had been unveiled. The trailer attracted a lot of audience on social media.

Popular Telugu actor Mahesh Babu and director SS Rajamouli released the trailer of this film. In this film, Vadivelu and Udhayanidhi Stalin portray a father and son. Fahadh Faasil portrays a character who’s rude and holds negative perspectives which is totally based on caste.

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Drama, Political, Thriller

Cast: Udhayanidhi Stalin, Vadivelu, Fahadh Faasil, Keerthy Suresh

Director: Mari Selvaraj


Release Date14 July, 2023
Star CastUdhayanidhi Stalin, Vadivelu, Fahadh Faasil, Keerthy Suresh
GenresDrama, Political, Thriller
DirectorMari Selvaraj
ProducerUdhayanidhi Stalin
CinematographerTheni Easwar
MusicA. R. Rahman
EditorSelva RK
Production companyRed Giant Movies
Distributed byAsian Multiplexes Pvt. Ltd., Suresh Productions
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Nayakudu Movie Review

The movie successfully uses the creatures as symbols of society. It adds significant depth to its story. Vadivelu’s prominent role in the film surprises the audience.

The film is written and directed by Mari Selvaraj. He has beautifully developed the narrative of the movie. Udhayanidhi Stalin has produced the movie under the banner of Red Giant Movies. The music for the movie is composed by AR Rahman.

He is known for his super musical skills. The film is set to release in Telugu on 14 July 2023. It will be distributed by Asian Multiplexes Pvt. Ltd. And Suresh Productions. The cinematography is executed by Theni Eswar. The editing of the film is done by Selva RK.


Nayakudu, played via Vadivelu, is a Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA). He represents the oppressed community known as Dalits. Rathnavelu, portrayed through Fahadh Faasil, is the district secretary of the equal political party.

But he belongs to the superior community. Salem Sundaram, played through Azhagam Perumal, is Rathnavelu’s father. In the story, Athiveeran, also called Veera, is the distant son of Maamannan. He lives in Adimurai and works as a martial arts trainer.

When he was a child, he became victim to a casteist attack by the people of the local powerful community. This incident left him deeply upset. Then he went away from his home.

Rathnavelu, portrayed Fahadh Faasil, holds a rivalry mindset. He verbally assaults Maamannan for his personal political reasons. The movie usually revolves around the exploitation of a community in Tamil Nadu. The movie focuses on the situations that push a small community of people to have a strong leader.



What is the release date of the Nayakudu movie?

Nayakudu movie is set to release in theaters on 14 July 2023.

Who directed the movie Nayakudu?

The movie has been directed by Mari Selvaraj.

Who is in the cast of Nayakudu?

Udhayanidhi Stalin, Vadivelu, Fahadh Faasil, Keerthy Suresh

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