Yung Mung Sung

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Yung Mung Sung
Directed byS.J. Arjun
Written byS.J. Arjun
Produced byK. S. Sivaraman
K. S. Srinivasan
StarringPrabhu Deva
Lakshmi Menon
CinematographyR. B. Gurudev
Edited byS.N.Fazil
Music byAmresh Ganesh
Vasan Visual Ventures
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Release date
  • March 30, 2018 (2018-03-30)

Yung Mung Sung (transl. The Story of How the First Kung Fu Robber Was Put in Jail) is a 2018 Tamil language period action movie written and directed by M. S. Arjun. Prabhu Deva was the lead role in the movie and Lakshmi Menon was selected as the lead heroine of it while Thangar Bachan and RJ Balaji play other pivotal roles. The movie began production in February 2017.[1][2] It is based on the real-life story of how the first Kung Fu Robber, Bhairavan was put in jail in the 1980s. The movie was theatrically released on March 30, 2018. It received positive reviews from critics for Deva's performance.

Cast[change | change source]

  • Prabhu Deva as Detective Rajan Rugam, Shanmugam's youngest son. He and Latika are the next Kung Fu Masters of Tamil Nadu.
  • Lakshmi Menon as Reeka Rugam, Rajan's wife and his detective assistant
  • Thangar Bachan as Shanmugam Rugam, Latika and Rajan's Kung Fu teacher. He is also the original Kung Fu Master of Tamil Nadu.
  • RJ Balaji as Kalian, Bhairavan's fourth accomplice
  • Kaal Venkat as Akshiv in a special appearance in the first song of the movie, Yung Mung Sung Title Track
  • Uma Padmanabhan as Lakshmi in a special appearance in the first song of the movie, Yung Mung Sung Title Track
  • Prabhakar as Bhairavan Rugam, Rajan's older brother and the first Kung Fu Robber
  • Chithra Lakshmanan as Sambantham, Bhairavan's second accomplice
  • Ashwin Raja as Sung, Bhairavan's third accomplice

Production[change | change source]

Prabhu Deva agreed on terms to work with newcomer Arjun for the comedy movie Yung Mung Sung in January 2017, with Vasan Visual Ventures taking the role of producers. Actors Thangar Bachan and RJ Balaji were also recruited for the movie, with the former signed to feature as the father of Deva's character.[3][4] The team held talks with Catherine Tresa to play the lead actress. Her unavailability led the team to cast Lakshmi Menon in the role.[5][6] Prabhu Deva was revealed to be playing a detective who becomes a Kung Fu Master in the movie.[7]

The movie began production on 9 February 2017 following a launch event held in Chennai.[8]

Release[change | change source]

Yung Mung Sung was theatrically released on 2024

References[change | change source]

  1. "PrabhuDeva's Yung Mung Sung Movie Pooja". YouTube. 2017-02-09. Retrieved 2017-02-16.
  2. "Look who's teaming up again!". The New Indian Express. 2017-02-06. Retrieved 2017-02-16.
  3. "Prabhu Deva to once again team up with RJ Balaji". Sify. Retrieved 2017-02-16.
  4. "Prabhu Deva's next film titled as Yung Mung Sung". 2017-01-28. Retrieved 2017-02-16.
  5. "Lakshmi Menon to romance Prabhu Deva?". Sify. Retrieved 2017-02-16.
  6. "Catherine Tresa in talks for Prabhu Deva's next project". The New Indian Express. 2017-02-04. Retrieved 2017-02-16.
  7. "Prabhudeva's next is a period film". Retrieved 2017-02-16.
  8. "Prabhu Deva's Yung Mung Sung shooting begins today". 2017-02-09. Retrieved 2017-02-16.