Thanimai (Eng: Loneliness) is a 2019 Indian Tamil-language drama film written and directed by S. Sivaraman. It stars Sonia Agarwal in the lead role with choreographer turned actor Sandy, Swaminathan and Ganja Karuppu in supporting roles. The film follows the life of a Sri Lankan refugee woman in Malaysia who returns to her home country in search of her long-lost daughter. Principal photography for Thanimai commenced during late 2018. The film is scheduled to release on 26 April 2019 as a lone release in Tamil for the week, coincidentally following the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka which happened on 21 April.
The film traces the lonely journey of a Sri Lankan refugee who returns from Malaysia to India where she gave birth her child while taking shelter in India in 2009.
Directed by S. Sivaraman
Produced by S.Sundaravalli
Written by S. Sivaraman
Starring Sonia Agarwal, Ganja Karuppu
Music by Dhina
Edited by Dinesh G
Production Foot Steps Production
Release date 3 May 2019