Viduthalai Part 1 (Eng: Liberation Part 1) is a 2023 Indian Tamil-language period crime thriller film directed by Vetrimaaran and produced by Elred Kumar under the banners of RS Infotainment. It is adapted from the short story Thunaivan written by B. Jeyamohan. The film stars Soori, Vijay Sethupathi, Bhavani Sre, Gautham Vasudev Menon, Rajiv Menon and Ilavarasu.
Part 1 was released on 31 March 2023 to positive reviews from critics and became a commercial success at the box office. A sequel is scheduled for a release in 2024.
Directed by Vetrimaaran
Written by Vetrimaaran & B. Jeyamohan
Based on Thunaivan by B. Jeyamohan
Produced by Elred Kumar
Starring Soori, Vijay Sethupathi, Bhavani Sre, Gautham Vasudev Menon
Cinematography R. Velraj
Edited by R. Ramar
Music by Ilaiyaraaja
Production RS Infotainment & Grass Root Film Company
Distributed by Red Giant Movies
Release date 31 March 2023
Running time 150 minutes