Chandramukhi 2 is an upcoming Tamil-language comedy horror film
Directed and written by P. Vasu, and produced by Subaskaran Allirajah via Lyca Productions. It is a sequel to Chandramukhi (2005) and the second installment in the Chandramukhi film series. The film stars Kangana Ranaut (in the titular role) and Raghava Lawrence. Lakshmi Menon, Vadivelu, Srushti Dange, Raadhika Sarathkumar, and others play supporting roles. The movie is scheduled to release on September 15th, 2023.
As the movie is yet to be released, there is no information available on how it differs from its predecessor. However, it is expected that the sequel will continue the story of Chandramukhi and will have a different plotline than the first movie.
Chandramukhi 1 (2005) is a Tamil-language comedy horror film directed and written by P. Vasu, starring Rajinikanth, Jyothika, Prabhu, Vadivelu, and Nayanthara in the principal roles along with an ensemble supporting cast. The movie is an official remake of the Malayalam film Manichitrathazhu (1993). The plot revolves around a woman named Ganga who suffers from dissociative identity disorder that affects a family, and a psychiatrist named Saravanan who intends to solve the case while risking his life.
The story begins with Saravanan visiting his friend Senthilnathan and his wife Ganga while on vacation. Senthil’s mother Kasthuri wants Senthil to marry Priya, the daughter of his father’s cousin Kandaswamy, to reunite the two branches of the family after 30 years of separation because Senthil’s father chose to marry Kasthuri instead of Kandaswamy’s sister.
Akhilandeshwari, who is also his cousin. Saravanan learns that Senthil had bought the Vettaiyapuram mansion, despite attempts by the local village elders to dissuade them, and moves in with them. Akhilandeshwari is jealous of Saravanan and plots to kill him with the help of her assistant Oomaiyan. When the family visits their ancestral temple.
The chief priest reveals the reason everyone fears the mansion. Around 150 years ago, a king named Vettaiyan traveled to Vizianagaram in Andhra Pradesh, where he met and fell in love with a dancer named Chandramukhi. However, she did not reciprocate his feelings as she was already in love with another dancer named Gunasekaran. As a result, Vettaiyan took her back to his palace by force. Unknown to him, Chandramukhi made Gunasekaran stay in a house opposite and met him secretly.
Watch the Chandramukhi 2 trailer below