Etharkkum Thunindhavan (Eng: Daredevil Ready for Anything), also known under the initialism ET, is a 2022 Indian Tamil-language action thriller film written and directed by Pandiraj and produced by Sun Pictures. The film stars Suriya, Priyanka Arul Mohan, and Vinay Rai. The music is composed by D. Imman, with cinematography and editing being handled by R. Rathnavelu and Ruben respectively. The film revolves around a lawyer who turns into an executioner against woman trafficking.
The project was officially announced during October 2020, under the tentative title Suriya 40. It also marked the production’s first venture with Suriya, as the company had previously distributed the actor’s films Ayan (2009) and Singam (2010). Filming began on 15 February 2021 and was completed within mid-November, despite losing out three months of filming due to the COVID-19 lockdown restrictions. It was primarily shot at various locations in Chennai, Madurai, Karaikudi and Courtallam, with a song sequence being shot in Goa.
The film released in theatres worldwide on 10 March 2022, along with dubbed versions in Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam and Kannada. It received mixed to positive reviews from critics.
Directed by Pandiraj
Written by Pandiraj
Produced by Kalanithi Maran
Starring Suriya, Priyanka Arul Mohan, Vinay Rai
Cinematography R. Rathnavelu
Edited by Ruben
Music by D. Imman
Production Sun Pictures
Distributed by Red Giant Movies
Release date 10 March 2022
Running time 150 minutes