Sumo Official Trailer
Sumo is an upcoming Tamil-language comedy-drama film produced by Vels Film International and VTV Ganesh. The film is directed by S. P. Hosimin, an assistant of director S. Shankar, who directed February 14 and Aayiram Vilakku. The screenplay was written by Shiva who is also the lead actor in the film. The film features Priya Anand, Yogi Babu, and Yoshinori Tashiro, a Japanese sumo wrestler as the titular character of the film. The cinematography is by Rajiv Menon and the music score was composed by Nivas K Prasanna. The film is scheduled to be released on 15 January 2020 (Pongal).
A major portion of the film was filmed in Japan, where the story is set. Cinematographer Rajiv Menon was impressed by the story and the chance to collaborate with Sumo wrestlers returned to film the movie after a seven year hiatus. Yoshinori Tashiro was selected by Shiva to play the titular character in the film and VTV Ganesh who plays a supporting role also produces the film. Eighteen sumo wrestlers were also featured in the film.
A song for the film, intended to be a theme for the Ganesh Chathurthi, featuring Shiva, was shot at the AVM Studios in Chennai. Menon expressed that the film’s visual tone will be similar to that of The Karate Kid. Wiki