D50 titled Raayan: Dhanush's massive transformation in an intense first look sets high expectations

The makers of Dhanush’s upcoming film have finally revealed that the highly anticipated film is titled Raayan. They have also unveiled the film’s menacing first look poster.

S Devasankar
Written by S Devasankar , Journalist
Updated on Feb 19, 2024 | 06:31 PM IST | 92.4K
Dhanush's D50 is titled Raayan; first look also features Kalidas Jayaram & Sundeep Kishan
D50 titled Raayan: Dhanush massive transformation in an intense first look sets high expectations (PC. Dhanush X)

From acting and writing to singing and directing, Dhanush can do it all. It has been a while since it was announced that the Captain Miller actor is all set to direct his second feature film, in which he will also be starring. Coincidentally, the film also marks his 50th venture in the film industry as a lead. 

Needless to say, right from the time it was announced, the film has received surreal hype from fans and cinephiles around the world. In the latest update, the makers of the film took to social media to reveal that the film has officially been titled Raayan. They also unveiled the film’s first look poster, which featured Dhanush, Kalidas Jayaram and Sundeep Kishan, standing in front of what appears to be a food truck. All three were seen wearing aprons, suggesting they were chefs, and were also carrying machetes, skewers and knives in their hands. Dhanush’s apron was seen to be stained with blood as well.

Check out the post below:


The poster features Dhanush in a bald look as well, and has an overall vibe that promises an intense action entertainer. The makers of the film also took the opportunity to reveal that AR Rahman has been roped to compose the film’s music as well.

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What we know about Raayan so far

As mentioned earlier, D50, now titled Raayan, marks the second directorial venture after the 2017 film Pa. Paandi. Raayan features an ensemble cast including SJ Suryah, Kalidas Jayaram, Sundeep Kishan, Aparna Balamurali, Selvaraghavan and more in prominent roles. 

The film has been bankrolled by Kalanidhi Maran, under the banner of Sun Pictures. Renowned cinematographer Om Prakash will be cranking the camera for the film, while Prasanna GK has been roped in to take care of the film’s editing.

Dhanush on the workfront

Dhanush was last seen in Arun Matheswaran’s period drama film Captain Miller, which also featured Shiva Rajkumar, Priyanka Mohan, Sundeep Kishan, Vinoth Kishan and more in prominent roles. The film, which was released on January 12th, garnered highly positive reviews from fans and critics alike.

Apart from Raayan, the actor is also set to feature in Sekhar Kammula’s next, tentatively titled DNS. The film also features Nagarjuna in a prominent role. Furthermore, Dhanush is also set to direct his third film, titled Nilavuku Enmel Ennadi Kobam, which is touted to be a coming of age romance, featuring a young cast including Mathew Thomas, Priya Varrier, Anikha Surendran and more in crucial roles.

ALSO READ: D50: SJ Suryah spills beans about Dhanush’s film, says it has international output

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