Abi & Abi Pictures
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Abi & Abi Pictures is a film production and distribution company based in Chennai. The company has distributed and produced several Tamil films, and also distributes films across South India. The company is a unit of Abi & Abi group of companies, institutions & media.
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|Manam Kothi Paravai||Tamil|
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|Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom||Tamil|
|Kalyana Samayal Saadham||Tamil|
|Pizza II: Villa||Tamil|
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In 2011, Abi & Abi Pictures started as a distributor and financier in the industry with their first movie Eththan starring Vimal, Sanusha, Jayaprakash and others, directed by L. K. Suresh and produced by Sherali Films, Nazir Hussain. In the first year the company distributed three more movies in Tamil Nadu. In 2012, Abi & Abi distributed fifteen films such as Manam Kothi Paravai and Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom in Tamil Nadu. In 2013, it financed various distributors for projects like Ethirneechal and Kedi Billa Killadi Ranga.
Abi & Abi started doing business with the Tamil industries leading production house Studio Green in 2013,[no citations needed here] and gained the distribution rights of such movies as Soodhu Kavvum, Pizza II: Villa and from there onwards established business with Thirukumaran Entertainment also. Abi & Abi Pictures and Thirukumaran Entertainment were associated from 2013 and made several films together like Soodhu Kavvum, Pizza 2: The Villa, Kalyana Samayal Saadham, Thegidi, Sarabham, Enakkul Oruvan, Indru Netru Naalai, 144, Kadhalum Kadandhu Pogum, and Iraivi.Kadhalum Kadanthu Pogum starring Vijay Sethupathy, Madonna Sebastin and others, music by Santhosh Narayanan and directed by Nalan Kumarasamy of Soodhu Kavvum fame, Iraivi starring Vijay Sethupathy, S. J. Surya, Bobby Simha, Karunakaran, Anjali, Kamalini Mukharjee and others, music by Santhosh Narayanan and directed by Karthik Subburaj of Pizza and Jigarthanda fame in which Abi & Abi is associated with Thirukumaran Entertainment and Studio Green. One more project in the pipeline is Abi & Abi is joining hands with Y Not Studios for the official Hindi remake of our movie Kalayana Samayal Saadham to be directed by director R. S. Prasanna in association with Tanu Weds Manu fame director Anand. L.Roy. This will mark Abi & Abi entry in to the Bollywood. Abi & Abi is joining hands with Thirukumaran Entertainment again for the official Kannada remake of their movie Thegidi which will mark entry into Sandalwood.
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