Farhana Movie 2023 Cast

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | May 19, 2023

Initial release

12 May 2023




Nelson Venkatesan


7 Crores


Drama, Thriller


2 hrs 21 mins

Released on May 12, 2023, Farhana is an Indian Tamil-language thriller drama film. It was skillfully written and directed by Nelson Venkatesan, while S.R. Prakash Babu and S.R. Prabhu of Dream Warrior Pictures took charge of its production. Aishwarya Rajesh and Selvaraghavan portray the lead roles in this captivating movie. The mesmerizing music for Farhana was composed by Justin Prabhakaran.

Farhana Movie 2023 Cast, Music, Production, Release


Farhana, a middle-class mother compelled by financial reasons, decides to take up a job at a call center. Little does she know that this seemingly harmless choice would soon entangle her in a treacherous web of dangers.


Real Name Role Name
Aishwarya Rajesh Farhana
Selvaraghavan Dhayalan
Jithan Ramesh Kareem
Anumol Nithya
Aishwarya Dutta Sofia

Aishwarya Rajesh

Aishwarya Rajesh


Directed by Nelson Venkatesan, the film features a talented cast including Aishwarya Rajesh, Selvaraghavan, and Jithan Ramesh in the lead roles.

Jithan Ramesh

Jithan Ramesh

Nelson Venkatesan helms the directorial duties for the film, while Aishwarya Rajesh, Selvaraghavan, and Jithan Ramesh take on the lead roles, adding their incredible performances to the movie.



Aishwarya Dutta

Aishwarya Dutta



The dialogues for the movie were skillfully crafted by Manushyaputhran, while the writers Sankar Dass and Ranjith Ravindran collaborated with Nelson Venkatesan on the screenplay. Gokul Benoy showcased his talent as the cinematographer, capturing stunning visuals, while V. J. Sabu Joseph skillfully handled the editing of the film.

Interestingly, this film marks the third collaboration between director Nelson Venkatesan, editor V. J. Sabu Joseph, music composer Justin Prabhakaran, and cinematographer Gokul Benoy. Their previous works together include the films “Oru Naal Koothu” and “Monster.” The first look poster for “Farhana” was released on October 5, 2022, building anticipation for the film.

It received a U/A certification from the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC). The teaser for the movie was released on April 22, 2023, offering audiences a glimpse into the captivating world of “Farhana.”


In his third collaboration with the director, Justin Prabhakaran composed the soundtrack for the film.

Track Listing
Title Lyrics Singer(s) Length
“Farhana” Uma Devi Andrea Jeremiah 4:21
“Zara” Yugabharathi Goldie Sohel 3:44
“Orr Kadhal Kanaa” Uma Devi Adnan Sami, Goldie Sohel, Harini Ivaturi 4:11


Following the release of the trailer, the film became embroiled in controversy and faced demands for a ban. In response to this, the producers of the film, S. R. Prabhu and Dream Warrior Pictures, released a statement affirming that “Farhana movie is intended for all fans and does not harbor any hostility towards any religion or sentiments.”


Originally slated for a release on January 26, 2023, the film underwent a postponement and eventually hit the screens on May 12, 2023.

Theatrical Release Poster

Cinematography Gokul Benoy
Country India
Directed by Nelson Venkatesan
Distributed by Dream Warrior Pictures
Edited by V. J. Sabu Joseph
Language Tamil
Music by Justin Prabhakaran
Produced by S.R. Prakash Babu

S. R. Prabhu

Production Company Dream Warrior Pictures
Release date 12 May 2023
Written by Nelson Venkatesan


Gopinath Rajendran, a critic from The Hindu, expressed that while “Farhana” is a fundamentally simple and straightforward story, it attains a higher level of recognition due to its treatment and the performances delivered by its carefully chosen cast.

Loges Balachandran, a critic from The Times of India, awarded the film 3 out of 5 stars and mentioned that although “Farhana” occasionally faces pacing issues, it ultimately excels by showcasing its strengths.

Kalyani Pandiyan S, a critic from Hindustan Times, commented on the film’s portrayal of the challenges faced by an Islamic family, noting the credibility of the scenes and the perfect complement provided by Justin’s music.

However, the critic felt that the climax, where Farhana finally meets someone, left the film with an unfinished quality. It was suggested that “Farhana” could have achieved greater success if the pacing had been handled more effectively.


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