Vijay and Trisha's 2004 Tamil Blockbuster 'Ghilli' Re-Released in Theaters for 20th Anniversary

The iconic Tamil film 'Ghilli' starring Vijay and Trisha is being re-released in theaters worldwide to celebrate its 20th anniversary, generating excitement among fans eager to revisit the blockbuster's popular dance numbers and performances.

Rafia Tasleem
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Vijay and Trisha's 2004 Tamil Blockbuster 'Ghilli' Re-Released in Theaters for 20th Anniversary

Vijay and Trisha's 2004 Tamil Blockbuster 'Ghilli' Re-Released in Theaters for 20th Anniversary

The 2004 Tamil blockbuster film 'Ghilli', starring Vijay and Trisha, is being re-released in theaters today, April 20, 2024, to celebrate the film's 20th anniversary. Directed by Dharani, 'Ghilli' was a massive commercial success upon its original release, becoming the highest-grossing Tamil film of 2004 and the first 50 crore grosser in Kollywood.

Fans have expressed their excitement on social media for the re-release, with people from various countries sharing videos of celebrations from the theaters. The film has been re-released not only across Tamil Nadu but also in countries like the UK, France, Ireland, Singapore, Malaysia, and Sri Lanka. The re-release is expected to generate significant excitement among fans, who will get to revisit the film's popular dance numbers, Vijay's performance as a Kabaddi player, and Trisha's breakout role on the big screen again.

'Ghilli' is the Tamil remake of the 2003 Telugu film 'Okkadu' starring Mahesh Babu. The story follows Saravanavelu Velu, an aspiring Kabaddi player from Chennai, who rescues Dhanalakshmi from the ruthless gang leader Muthupandi in Madurai. Velu takes Dhanalakshmi to his home in Chennai, where they begin to fall for each other. The film was praised for the lead performances, particularly Prakash Raj's iconic portrayal of the villain Muthupandi.

The film's exceptional soundtrack, including popular tracks like 'Arjunaru Villu' and 'Apadi Podhu', is also a standout feature. Vijay's songs in the film are considered some of his best. Additionally, the remarkable on-screen chemistry between Vijay and Trisha was highly praised. A remastered 4K version of 'Ghilli' is being released worldwide in theaters for the 20th anniversary.

Why this matters: The re-release of 'Ghilli' for its 20th anniversary is a testament to the film's enduring popularity and impact on Tamil cinema. It provides an opportunity for fans to relive the magic of this classic blockbuster on the big screen and introduces the film to a new generation of moviegoers.

The special re-release trailer has further generated excitement among fans eagerly awaiting the opportunity to watch 'Ghilli' in theaters again. The film's re-release is expected to turn the theaters into a 'festival arena' with fan celebrations. Meanwhile, Vijay's upcoming film 'GOAT: Greatest of All Time' is scheduled for release on September 5, 2024, adding to the anticipation surrounding the actor's projects.

Key Takeaways

  • 2004 Tamil blockbuster 'Ghilli' starring Vijay and Trisha re-releasing on 20th anniversary.
  • Film was a massive commercial success, becoming highest-grossing Tamil film of 2004.
  • Re-release planned across Tamil Nadu and several countries, generating fan excitement.
  • Film praised for lead performances, soundtrack, and chemistry between Vijay and Trisha.
  • Vijay's upcoming film 'GOAT: Greatest of All Time' scheduled for September 2024 release.