After the recent High Priestess in Telugu, the Tamil subsidiary of Zee5 Originals, Zee5 Tamil brings us Thiravam. It stars actor Prasanna, husband of actress Sneha in the lead. It is based on a true story.
The life of Ramar Pillai is made as a web series Thiravam. The story dates back to ’90s when Ramar Pillai had announced that he had found a way to make petrol without the necessity of petrochemicals. It was herbal fuel as he called it, but it had an unfortunate end with Pillai unable to prove that the method works. Years later when Pillai started selling the same product, he was convicted as fraud by CBI. Was he a fraud?
Well known cinematographer Aravind Krishna, directs the web series. Apart from Prasanna, Thiravam features Indhuja, Kaali Venkat, Kalaiyarasan, John Venkat, Swayam, and Nagendra Prasad. The series debuts online on May 21st.
Check out the teaser below. Tamil segment of Zee5 Originals are prolific and coming with some exciting stories and concepts. However, it has not taken off in a big way like Hindi. Let’s see if Thiravam will have any impact to change that perception.
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