trailer for Meenakshi SundareshwarDharmatic Entertainment’s upcoming theatrical love story was unveiled on Thursday, and lead pair Sanya Malhotra and Abhimanyu Dassani show us just how chaotic a long distance relationship can be. The film is Vivek Soni’s first feature film and will release on Netflix on November 5.
The film’s previous teasers tended to stereotype Tamils with depictions of Tamil culture, exaggerated Rajinikanth fantasy (by portraying a temple for superstars at home) and everyone in Tamil Nadu in perfect Hindi (and a smattering of bad Tamil). Got a lot of feedback online. . Using North Indian actors to portray South Indians, and the trailer is more of the same.
The story revolves around a hesitant newly wed couple, who are already wary of each other and suddenly face the prospect of a long distance marriage. Sundar (Dasani) accepts a new job in Bangalore, while Meenakshi (Malhotra) stays in Madurai. Will they be able to resolve their disagreement?
Director Vivek Soni shared, “My experience working in this film has been enriching. Meenakshi Sundareswarar will always be very special to me as this is my first film as a director. Sanya for creating this fresh and adorable love And working with Abhimanyu to come to life story has been phenomenal.”
Commenting on the film, Sanya Malhotra, who plays the role of Meenakshi, said, “Coming back to Netflix with Meenakshi Sundareswarar feels like homecoming to me after Pagelight and Ludo.” It has been a wonderful experience working with Abhimanyu under Vivek’s leadership.”
Abhimanyu Dasani, who plays Sundareswarar in the film, said, “It has been a transformative experience for me. The film beautifully narrates the story of love, marriage, struggles and everything in between.”
Filmmaker Karan Johar also shared the trailer on Instagram. He captioned it, “All the ‘hearts’ on deck – it’s time for this power couple to take root to give it away! Gather to watch #MeenakshiSundareshwar coming to Netflix this Diwali, November 5. “
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