Tamil movie 'Diya' starring Sai Pallavi and Naga Shourya was released in Tamilnadu and across India on Friday, April 27, 2018.

This AL Vijay's new film is a commercial entertainer which has a meaningful message. "Diya" is releasing the same day with "Kanam." Naga Shourya makes his debut with this movie.

Veronika Arora, one of the famous child artist from Bollywood is also playing an essential role in the film with Stunt Silva, RJ Balaji and other stars on the cast list.

Plot synopsis of Diya:

Nirav Shah is in the cinematography department, editing has Anthony and its music has been composed by Sam CS.

The film is a commercial horror thriller revenge drama by AL Vijay.The lead actors Sai Pallavi, her reel life husband Naga Shourya, along with Thulasi and Krishna get their baby aborted because of their different aims in life leading to their family's death because of their error in judgment.

Everyone behind the abortion will die mysteriously one after the other in the series of suspicious deaths and the rest you will see in the movie itself.

The film opened to mixed review from analysts as the occupancy rate was around 25-30 percent in multiplexes across Chennai. The box-office collections will be updated here as soon as they are available.

Trailer:

The Indian Express gave only 2.5 stars to the movie and wrote, "The story is predictable. There isn’t much surprise beyond the first few minutes until the very end. But the tone and the mood set by the director and his team is very effective."

Public response

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