Thumbaa is a 2019 Indian Tamil language fantasy adventure comedy-drama film written and directed by Harish Ram on his directorial debut. The film stars Darshan, Dheena, and newcomer Keerthi Pandian in the lead roles. The soundtrack of the film features songs composed by Anirudh Ravichander, Vivek-Mervin, and Santhosh Dhayanidhi, with the latter composing the background music. The film was released on 21 June 2019.
Hari (Darshan) and Umapathy (Dheena) come to Top Slip to paint a tiger statue and colorfully design a well-located mountaintop. Then, there is an aspiring young wildlife photographer named Varsha (Keerthi Pandian), who gets special permission to click pictures inside the forest. Meanwhile, Thumbaa, a tiger from Kerala, enters into Top Slip along with its cub. A cunning forest officer denies that the tiger entered his range and sketches a plan to capture it and sell it to buyers. The reason why the forest officer planned to capture Thumbaa is because it does not have the tracker, whereas all other tigers in the forest are being monitored. The rest of the film is all about how Hari, Uma, and Varsha, with the help of local people, save Thumbaa and its cub from the forest officer and his gang.
Directed by Harish Ram L. H.
Produced by Surekha Nyapati
Written by Harish Ram L. H.
Starring Darshan, KPY Dheena, Keerthi Pandian
Music by Anirudh Ravichander, Vivek-Mervin & Santhosh Dhayanidhi
Cinematography Naren Elan
Edited by R. Kalaivanan
Production Regal Reels
Release date 21 June 2019
Running time 123 minutes