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Sathya Jyothi Films
Arun Matheswaran
Sendhil Thyagarajan and Arjun Thyagarajan
GV Prakash

Captain Miller

Thursday, January 1, 1970 • தமிழ் Comments

Dhanush, the sensation of Kollywood, has consistently delivered compelling and intense performances on the silver screen. Following his enchanting portrayal in the Telugu-Tamil bilingual blockbuster, "SIR/Vaathi," directed by the talented Sekhar Kammula, the versatile actor is poised to captivate movie enthusiasts once again with his upcoming project, Captain Miller.

The star-studded cast of Captain Miller includes Rajkumar, Priyanka Arul Mohan, Aditi Balan, Sundeep Kishan, Edward Sonnenblick, and John Kokken in pivotal roles. Directed by the highly acclaimed Arun Matheswaran, the film has been generating significant buzz in the industry. The teaser and trailer have received a positive response, elevating expectations surrounding this much-anticipated project.

Arun Matheswaran, known for his work as an assistant director to Thiagarajan Kumararaja and as the dialogue writer of "Irudhi Suttru" (2016), marked his directorial debut with the critically acclaimed "Rocky" (2021). Following this success, his second film, "Saani Kaayidham" (2022), a crime drama starring Keerthy Suresh and Selvaraghavan, received acclaim and premiered on Amazon Prime Video.

While Captain Miller premiered in Tamil during Pongal and received an overwhelmingly positive response, the Telugu version, including its songs, teaser, and trailer, has also garnered tremendous acclaim. Set in the 1930s, amidst the backdrop of the British Raj, the film unfolds a gripping narrative centered around a former British Army soldier's quest to save his home city from destruction at the hands of the British Army.

Arun conceptualized the script in 2018, and although Sathya Jyothi Films was initially slated to produce it, concrete plans did not materialize until 2019. The project, tentatively titled "D47" (Dhanush's 47th lead role film), was officially announced in July 2022. Principal photography commenced in September of the same year, concluding by late 2023, with filming locations spanning Chennai, Tirunelveli, and Tenkasi. The film boasts a musical score by the talented G. V. Prakash Kumar, cinematography by Siddhartha Nuni, and editing by Nagooran Ramachandran.

In "Captain Miller," Dhanush assumes the role of Captain Miller, also known as Aneleesa or Eesa, a former soldier of the British Indian Army determined to safeguard his people from the oppressive British forces. Motivated by a heart-wrenching atrocity that claimed the lives of his elder brother, portrayed by Shivarajakumar, and his childhood friend Velmathi's husband, the narrative weaves a compelling tale of resilience and justice. Sundeep Kishan, portraying the pivotal character of Captain Rafiq, adds depth to the film's ensemble cast. As Captain Miller unfolds, it promises a riveting cinematic experience, intricately entwining the destinies of its lead characters.