After Modern Love Mumbai and Modern Love Hyderabad, Prime Video announced the premiere of Modern Love Chennai. The Tamil series will hit the streaming platform on May 18. The announcement was made along with the official poster of the show.
Modern Love Chennai consists of six segments. Rajumurugan directs Lalagunda Bommaigal, featuring Sri Gouri Priya, Vasudevan Murali and Vasundhara. The Gypsy filmmaker's segment has music by Sean Rolden.
The second segment is titled Imaigal and is directed by Balaji Sakthivel while Yuvan Shankar Raja scored the music. The segment stars Ashok Selvan and TJ Bhanu in lead roles.
Kaadhal Enbadhu Kannula Heart Irukkura Emoji, directed by Krishnakumar Ramakumar, stars Ritu Varma, Samyuktha Viswanathan, Pawan Alex, and Aniiruth Kanakarajan. This segment's music is composed by GV Prakash Kumar.
Akshay Sundher helms Margazhi, which features Sanjula Sarathi, Chu Khoy Sheng, and Srikrishna Dayal.
Notably, vetaran director Bharathiraja will be foraying into streaming with Paravai Kootil Vaazhum Maangal, starring Kishore, Ramya Nambessan, and Vijayalakshmi. Thiagarajan Kumararaja returns to the director's chair with Ninaivo Oru Paravai, starring Wamiqa and PB in the lead roles.
Interestingly, Ilaiyaraaja has scored music for Margazhi, Paravai Kootil Vaazhum Maangal and Ninaivo Oru Paravai.
Aparna Purohit, head of India Originals, Prime Video, said in a statement, “After the successful launch of Modern Love Mumbai and Modern Love Hyderabad, we are excited to bring the third Indian edition of the well-acclaimed international franchise, Modern Love, to our service. At Prime Video, we are constantly working towards bringing locally rooted stories that have a universal appeal. Modern Love Chennai celebrates and explores love in all its beauty, joy, and glory, hand-in-hand with the intricacies and complexities that go with the emotion. It has been wonderful collaborating with Thiagarajan Kumararaja and all the other wonderful directors to tell these heart-warming stories that explore the city’s culture and nuances.”