This Friday is the much anticipated release of Merry Christmas in theaters, and excitement is building to a fever pitch. This exciting movie has the brilliant duo of Katrina Kaif and Vijay Sethupathi, bolstered by a stellar ensemble under the direction of neo-noir film pioneer Sriram Raghavan. Here are six strong arguments for why you absolutely must get tickets for the film’s January 12 release. These will answer any remaining questions you may have as it opens in theaters.
1. A collaboration never expected
Katrina Kaif and Vijay Sethupathi, who are actors, have collaborated together for the first time with Merry Christmas. With this movie, Katrina, who has wowed audiences with a variety of roles and most recently proved her action-movie skills in Tiger 3, will show off a fresh side of her abilities.
2. A Sriram Raghavan directorial
2018 saw the success of Sriram Raghavan’s previous movie, Andhadhun, starring Ayushmann Khurrana, both critically and commercially. The film was well received because of its compelling story and excellent acting.clear from his filmography, which includes roles in movies like Ek Hasina Thi and Badlapur, among others.
3. Excellent and versatile ensemble of supporting actor
The cast of the Hindi version consists of Vinay Pathak, Pratima Kannan, Sanjay Kapoor, and Tinnu Anand. On the other hand, actors like Rajesh Williams, Kavin Jay Babu, Shanmugaraja, and Radhika Sarathkumar are in the Tamil version. Notably, Ashwini Kalsekar and Radhika Apte are scheduled to make cameo cameos in both language versions of the movie, which would give it an intriguing dynamic.
4. Interesting plot
The movie’s trailer, which was released independently in Tamil and Hindi, gave fans an idea of what to expect without giving away the film’s complex plot. Albert and Maria, played by Vijay and Katrina, coincidentally cross paths on Christmas Eve and decide to spend the joyous occasion together. But their apparently happy and peaceful night takes an enigmatic turn.
The narrative is given further depth by symbolic objects like landlines, scales, teddy bears, and origami, and the eerie background Christmas music heightens the suspense.
5. Engaging Music
Composing the soundtrack, Pritam makes his debut in Tamil. Tips Music purchased the audio rights. Soulful singers like Papon, Ash King, Benny Dayal, Sreerama Chandra has contributed to the vocals, there’s more to the buildup of this suspense thriller.
6. Festive spirit and the suspense of night
The charm of Christmas blend with the suspense and quietness of night is something which is rare if executed in the coherent sense.