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Maanaadu is a 2021 Indian Tamil science fiction action thriller film written and directed by Venkat Prabhu and produced by Suresh Kamatchi. The film stars Silambarasan, S. J. Suryah and Kalyani Priyadarshan alongside S. A. Chandrasekhar, Y. G. Mahendran, Karunakaran,Premgi Amaren and Anjena kirti in supporting roles.

The film touches on Islamophobia, the demolition of the Babri Masjid, and how Tamil Nadu alienates Muslims. It was reported to normalise Muslim identity and mount opposition to anti-Muslim rhetoric and prejudice. Silambarasan said in February 2021, “I have faith in God but not any particular religion. Generally, there is a misconception about Muslims in society and I wanted to do something to change it. Maanaadu will clear the misconception about the religion and its followers.”

The film was released on 25 November 2021. The movie has crossed a gross of 75 Crores in World Box Office.

Maanaadu Worldwide Gross

  • Tamilnadu Gross - 48.7 Crores
  • Rest of India - 5.7 Crores
  • Overseas Gross - 21.1 Crores
  • Total - 75.5 Crores
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