Mughizh (Eng: Birth Of A Fragrance) is an Indian Tamil-language drama film directed by Karthik Swaminathan. The film was produced by Vijay Sethupathi under the banner Vijay Sethupathi Productions, who also stars in the lead role along with Regina Cassandra and Sethupathi’s daughter Shreeja in prominent roles, the latter in her film debut. The music is composed by Revaa, with cinematography handled by Sathya Ponmar and edited by R. Govindaraj. The film released theatrically on 8 October 2021 to positive reviews from critics.
Kavya a 12-year-old girl embraces solitude and exists like an island within herself. Her parents decide to make inroads into that island, wanting her to face her fears head on. Being completely aware that the ‘doggie zone’ is a realm that is completely out of bounds for her, they still go ahead and bring a puppy home. Well, what transpires when this darling monster steps into this household? Does the wall within Kavya break, and when this decision of the parents backfires, do demons pile up adding on to the already existing fears within Kavya? Or does this mammoth experience transform her, and does it propel her to blossom, exuding the first ever enriching fragrance of life. Her parents are at the threshold of assessing their parental skills and decisions. ” Mughizh”, is about a family ‘s life journey, where each member finds a new fragrance that would change the prism they view life through for posterity.
Directed by Karthik Swaminathan
Written by Karthik Swaminathan
Produced by Vijay Sethupathi
Starring Vijay Sethupathi, Sreeja Vijay Sethupathi, Regina Cassandra
Cinematography Sathya Ponmar
Edited by R. Govindaraj
Music by Revaa
Production Vijay Sethupathi Productions & Pocket Money Films
Release date 8 October 2021
Running time 62 minutes