Puli (English: Tiger) is a 2015 Indian Tamil-language fantasy action adventure film written and directed by Chimbu Deven. The film features Vijay in a dual role alongside Shruthi Haasan, Hansika Motwani and Sridevi. Sudeep features as the main antagonist of the film including Prabhu and Nandita Swetha in supporting roles. The film is dubbed into Telugu and Hindi languages simultaneously. Both the Telugu and Hindi versions were released a day later on 2 October 2015. Produced by Vijay's public relations officer Selvakumar, the film has music composed by Devi Sri Prasad, Natarajan Subramaniam as the cinematographer and has T. Muthuraj as the production designer. After beginning pre-production works in early 2013, the film began its shoot in November 2014. The film was released on 1 October 2015 to mixed reviews and was averageat the overseas box office but disaster in domestic box office. The film was appreciated by the film critics as a visual treat but criticized for its screenplay.