Pathu Thala (transl. Ten-Headed) is a 2023 Indian Tamil-language neo-noir action thriller film directed by Obeli N. Krishna and is a remake of the 2017 Kannada film Mufti. The film stars Silambarasan and Gautham Karthik in the lead roles with Priya Bhavani Shankar, Gautham Vasudev Menon, Kalaiyarasan, Teejay Arunasalam and Anu Sithara in supporting roles. The title of the film was announced on December 24, 2020. The film was released on 30 March 2023 to positive reviews from critics.
AGR (Gautham Menon) is a powerful gangster who runs a vast criminal empire. He is ruthless and ambitious, and he will stop at nothing to achieve his goals. Guna (Silambarasan) is a young police officer who is determined to bring AGR to justice. He goes undercover to infiltrate AGR's gang, but he soon finds himself caught in a dangerous web of deceit and violence.
- Silambarasan as Guna
- Gautham Karthik as AGR
- Priya Bhavani Shankar as Aadhilakshmi
- Gautham Vasudev Menon as Inspector Saravanan
- Kalaiyarasan as Kathir
- Teejay Arunasalam as Kathir's brother
- Anu Sithara as Kathir's wife
Pathu Thala received positive reviews from critics, with praise for the performances, action sequences, and direction. The film was a commercial success, grossing over ₹100 crore (US$13 million) worldwide.
Pathu Thala was released on 30 March 2023 to positive reviews from critics. The film was a commercial success, grossing over ₹100 crore (US$13 million) worldwide.
There is currently no sequel to Pathu Thala in development.