Singam II is an upcoming Tamil action-masala film directed by Hari and produced by S. Lakshman Kumar for his newly formed Prince Pictures. It stars Suriya in the title role with Anushka Shetty, Hansika Motwani, Vivek and Santhanam in supporting roles. The film is a sequel to the successful 2010 film Singam. It is currently scheduled to release on July 5, 2013 along with a Telugu dubbed version titled Yamudu II'" and hindi dubbed version named Singham II.
Suriya as Durai SingamAnushka Shetty as Kavya
Hansika Motwani as Sathya
Vivek as S.I. Erimalai
Danny Sapani as an African Convict
Radha Ravi as Duraisingam's father
Nassar as Mahalingam
Vijayakumar as The Home Minister
Mansoor Ali Khan
Manorama as Kavya's grandmother
Sumithra as Durai Singam's mother
Janaki Sabesh as Kavya's mother
Anjali in a special appearance
The project features Anushka Shetty and Hansika Motwani as the female leads. Reprising their roles from the original film are Vivek, Vijayakumar, Nassar, and Radha Ravi. Prakash Raj has been left out while actors Rahman, Mukesh Rishi and Santhanam have been added to the franchise. British actor Danny Sapani plays the antagonist. The actress Anjali is also featured in an item number.
The film has been shot mainly in Kerala, Tuticorin, Chennai, Hyderabad, Malaysia, Tirunelveli and Karaikudi. The director has also filmed some of the important songs, stunts and talkie portions in Durban, Cape Town and Joburg in South Africa as well as Kenya. Primary production began in September 2012 and lasted for seven months. It was wrapped up on April 30, 2013.
Soundtrack album by Devi Sri Prasad
Released 2 June 2013
Genre Feature film soundtrack
Label Gemini Audio
Producer Devi Sri Prasad
Devi Sri Prasad chronology
(2013) Singam II
Devi Sri Prasad, who had also worked on the score of Singam, returned for Singam II, marking his fourth project with both Suriya and director Hari. Bollywood singer Baba Sehgal had recorded a song in the film following the success of his "Kadhal Vandhale" number from the original. The soundtrack was released on 2 June 2013, a day after its originally scheduled launch. The function, attended by several celebrities was later telecast on Sun TV.
The album received mixed response from critics upon release, however it topped the charts while the song, Puriyavillai was the critical favorite. Behindwoods gave the album 2.5/5 stars stating that it is "a straight forward, nothing fancy, DSP album." Indiaglitz gave it 2.5/5 stars and commenting, "an album strictly for the masses targeting the masala aspect." Times of India gave it 3/5 stars and said, "DSP gets a foot-tapping album in Singam 2, though it sounds uncomfortably very similar to Singam."
All lyrics written by Viveka.
No. Title Singer(s) Length
1. "Puriyavillai" Swetha Mohan 4:28
2. "Vaale Vaale" Shankar Mahadevan 4:32
3. "Achchamillai" Devi Sri Prasad 3:11
4. "Singam Dance" Devi Sri Prasad, Baba Sehgal, Sharmila 4:19
5. "Vidhai Pola" Hariharan 4:48
6. "Kannukkulle" Javed Ali, Priya Himesh, Simon 4:19
The film's first look was officially released on 26 January 2013. A 21-sec teaser was released on May 16 in YouTube and fetched a massive response from the public. The film was also promoted heavily on sites such as Facebook. The second teaser was released by Prince Pictures on June 5th. The satellite rights were sold to Sun TV for an undisclosed price. Singam II has received a suitable for all, "U Certificate" from the Indian Censor Board. The film was due for release on June 14 and then June 28, but the date was pushed. It is now scheduled to open in about 1,200 screens worldwide on July 5, 2013.
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