Hostel is a 2022 Indian Tamil-language comedy horror film directed by Sumanth Radhakrishnan and produced by Trident Arts. The film is a remake of the 2015 Malayalam film Adi Kapyare Kootamani co-written and directed by John Varghese. The film stars Ashok Selvan and Priya Bhavani Shankar with a supporting cast including Sathish, Nassar and Munishkanth. The film’s music is composed by Bobo Shashi, with cinematography handled by Praveen Kumar and editing done by Ragul. The film was released in theatres on 28 April 2022.
Adhirshtalakshmi encounters Kathir in the park and realizes that he is hit by financial issues. She offers a huge sum to get him out of the trouble and in return, asks him to take her into the boys hostel where he stays. Kathir finds it a fair deal and takes her into the hostel as promised. What follows is a fun ride as she gets trapped in there among the bunch of hostelites, the strict warden and his assistant Sathappan. Why Adhirshtalakshmi wanted to enter the place and what’s so mysterious about the place form the rest of the film’s story.
Directed by Sumanth Radhakrishnan
Screenplay by Sumanth Radhakrishnan
Based on Adi Kapyare Kootamani by John Varghese
Produced by R Ravindran
Starring Ashok Selvan, Priya Bhavani Shankar, Sathish
Cinematography Praveen Kumar
Edited by Ragul
Music by Bobo Shashi
Production Trident Arts
Release date 28 April 2022