Produced by Karthik Subbaraj’s Stone Bench Films. Produced by Kaarthekeyen Santhanam & Passion studios Sudhan Sundaram-Jayaram directorial debut Eashwar Karthic ‘Penguin’ stars National Film Award winner Keerthy Suresh
Legends of Indian Cinema- Mohanlal, Dhanush and Nani released the eagerly awaited trailer today (11th June 20)
Penguin will globally premiere in Tamil, Telugu and with dubs in Malayalam on 19th June (Friday), directly on Amazon Prime Video.
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MUMBAI, India, 11th June 2020 – Amazon Prime Video today unveiled the trailer for the eagerly awaited Tamil film, Penguin, which makes its global premiere exclusively on the service and is the third of the seven Indian films in five languages to do so. The spine-chilling crime thriller stars Keerthy Suresh (Mahanati) as a pregnant mother who sets out on a dangerous and physically demanding journey to unravel a mystery from her past and save her loved ones. Penguin is produced by Kaarthekeyen Santhanam of Stone Bench, Sudhan Sundaram & Jayaram of Passion Studios and presented by Karthik Subbaraj (Jigarthanda) and marks the directorial debut of Eashwar Karthic. From 19th June, Prime members in India and in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide can watch the much-awaited movie in Tamil, Telugu and with Malayalam dubbing.
“Penguin has definitely been one of the most exciting and interesting projects I’ve worked on,” said Penguin Actor Keerthy Suresh. “As a mother, Rhythm is both gentle and caring, but also fiercely determined. She’s complex, but authentic, and I think that will really strike a chord with audiences. I had a wonderful time working with the incredibly talented Eashwar Karthic to bring the story to life. It will be great to see a film in Tamil, Telugu that will be appreciated by audiences around the world.”
“We are so happy to be a part of Prime Video’s ever-growing global community,” said Producer Kaarthekeyen Santhanam, Stone Bench Films. “While we’re not new to working with digital platforms, it’s fantastic to have collaborated on such an important project with a global partner like Prime Video.”
“At Stone Bench Films, we are committed to telling unique stories, while ushering a new wave of Southern cinema, backed by fresh voices and perspectives. This marks the incredibly talented Eashwar Karthic’s directorial debut, on a script that he has written. Prepare to watch the powerhouse performer Keerthy Suresh in a completely different avatar.” says noted Director Karthik Subbaraj, Stone Bench Films.
Watch the trailer here:
Rhythm, leading a happy life and about to have her second child, is traumatized by the nightmares in which she sees an umbrella man harming her lost son. She sets off on a dangerous journey, along with her trained dog, to unravel the secrets behind the nightmares and to protect her loved ones.
Penguin will join the thousands of TV shows and movies from Hollywood and Bollywood in the Prime Video catalogue. These include Indian-produced Amazon Original series like Paatal Lok,The Family Man, Mirzapur, Inside Edge and Made In Heaven, Four More Shots Please! S1 and S2 and award-winning and critically acclaimed global Amazon Original series, including Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, The Boys, Hunters, Fleabag and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, all on Prime Video, which is available at no extra cost for Amazon Prime members. The service includes titles available in Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Punjabi and Bengali.
Prime members will be able to watch Penguin anywhere and anytime on the Prime Video app for smart TVs, mobile devices, Fire TV, Fire TV stick, Fire tablets, Apple TV, etc. In the Prime Video app, Prime members can download episodes on their mobile devices and tablets and watch anywhere offline at no additional cost. Prime Video is available in India at no extra cost with Prime membership for just ₹999 annually or ₹129 monthly, new customers can find out more at www.amazon.in/prime and subscribe to a free 30-day trial.
CAST & CREW:
Art: Sakthi Venkatraj M
Editing: Anil Krish
Cinematography: Karthik Palani
Music: Santhosh Narayanan
Co Producers: Kalraman, S.Somasekhar & Kalyan Subramanian
Produced by: Kaarthekeyen Santhanam, Sudhan Sundaram & Jayaram
Written & Directed by: Eashwar Karthik