Petromax is a 2019 Indian Tamil-language comedy horror film directed by Rohin Venkatesan and produced by Passion Studios. The film starring Tamannaah, Prem, Yogi Babu, Munishkanth, Kaali Venkat, Sathyan and TSK. Is a remake of the Telugu film Anando Brahma and it opened to mixed reviews.
The story takes place in a supposed haunted house, owned by a rich NRI named Saravanan (Prem) from Malaysia, who wants to sell it after the “death” of his parents. A bad guy, who runs a liquor shop along with a friend of Saravanan, scares away prospective buyers. Actually, the bungalow is possessed by four friendly spirits, led by Meera (Tamannaah), who have an agenda of their own. Saravanan ropes in four men who are hard up for cash: Senthil (Munishkanth), Thangam (Kaali Venkat), Nandha (Sathyan), and King Kaali (TSK). He challenges the men to live in the “haunted house”, and prove that it is “spirit free”. The “ghost busters” take up the challenge owing to their desperate condition. Subsequently, a plot twists happens that unites them against a common enemy.
Directed by Rohin Venkatesan
Produced by A. Kumar
Written by G. R. Surendarnath
Based on Anando Brahma by Mahi V Raghav
Music by Ghibran
Cinematography Dani Raymond
Edited by Leo John Paul
Production Eagle’s Eye Production
Release date 11 October 2019
Running time 128 minutes