Leo 2023 Movie Release Date, Cast, Budget, OTT Rights, Plot, Trailer and More

Everything about the Leo Movie starring Thalapathy Vijay


Leo, alternatively promoted as Leo: Bloody Sweet, stands as an eagerly anticipated action thriller in the Indian Tamil-language film industry. The talented director Lokesh Kanagaraj has helmed this project, collaborating on the screenplay with Rathna Kumar and Deeraj Vaidy. The film’s production is overseen by S. S. Lalit Kumar from Seven Screen Studio, with Jagadish Palanisamy acting as co-producer. The stellar cast includes Vijay and Trisha in leading roles, alongside prominent actors such as Sanjay Dutt, Arjun Sarja, Gautham Vasudev Menon, Mansoor Ali Khan, and Mysskin.

In January 2023, the film was officially unveiled under the working title Thalapathy 67, signifying Vijay’s 67th appearance as a lead actor. Shortly thereafter, the film’s official title was revealed. Principal photography began in Chennai that very month, with occasional shooting in Kashmir, followed by another schedule in the same location, concluding by mid-July. The movie boasts a soundtrack crafted by Anirudh Ravichander, while Manoj Paramahamsa is responsible for the cinematography, and Philomin Raj handles the editing.


Leo 2023 Movie Overview

Directed byLokesh Kanagaraj
Written byLokesh Kanagaraj
Rathna Kumar
Deeraj Vaidy
Produced byS. S. Lalit Kumar
Jagadish Palanisamy
Sanjay Dutt
CinematographyManoj Paramahamsa
Edited byPhilomin Raj
Music byAnirudh Ravichander
Seven Screen Studio
Distributed bySree Gokulam Movies
Sithara Entertainments
Swagath Enterprise
Phars Films
Ahimsa Entertainment
Home Screen Entertainment
Cyber Systems Australia
Release date19 October 2023
Budget₹250–300 crore

Leo 2023 Movie Release Date

Leo is set to hit theaters globally on October 19, 2023, offering audiences the choice of standard, IMAX, 4DX, and various premium viewing formats.

Leo 2023 Movie Release Date, Cast, Budget, OTT Rights, Plot, Trailer and More

Leo 2023 Movie Cast

Vijay as Leo Issa
Sanjay Dutt as Antony Das
Arjun as Harold Das
Gautham Vasudev Menon
Mansoor Ali Khan
Mathew Thomas
Priya Anand
Kiran Rathod
Sandy Master
Babu Antony
George Maryan
Abhirami Venkatachalam
Jaffer Sadiq
Maya S. Krishnan
Santhi Mayadevi
Denzil Smith
Madonna Sebastian
Anurag Kashyap
Suriya as Rolex
Fahadh Faasil as Agent Amar

Leo 2023 Movie Plot

While the plot of Leo remains shrouded in secrecy, there have been speculations suggesting parallels with the 2005 Hollywood action film, ‘A History of Violence.’ In this narrative, a family man is forced to confront his violent past when an individual from his previous life as a gangster resurfaces.

Also read: Leo Cast Salary: Thalapathy Vijay’s Shocking Fee

Leo 2023 Movie Release Date, Cast, Budget, OTT Rights, Plot, Trailer and More

Leo 2023 Movie Music

The film’s soundtrack, composed by Anirudh Ravichander, marks his fourth collaboration with Vijay, following their work on “Kaththi” (2014), “Master,” and “Beast.” Additionally, it’s his third collaboration with director Lokesh Kanagaraj, having previously worked on “Master” and “Vikram” (2022). Sony Music India secured the music rights for ₹16 crore (US$2.0 million).

The track “Bloody Sweet,” featured in a two-minute promo video, was released on February 3, 2023, coinciding with the promo’s launch. The song, which includes English lyrics by Heisenberg, is performed by Anirudh and Siddharth Basrur.

The first single, “Naa Ready,” was released on June 22, 2023, in celebration of Vijay’s birthday. It underwent censorship by the CBFC on September 9, 2023, with modified visuals and lyrics.

The second single is set to be released on September 19, marking Ganesh Chaturthi. This song will feature Anirudh and Shakthisree Gopalan. The much-anticipated audio launch is scheduled for September 30, 2023.

Leo 2023 Movie Trailer

Leo 2023 Movie Pre Release Business

Indian trade sources indicate that Leo is poised to make history as the first Tamil film to achieve a pre-release recovery of ₹422 crore (US$53 million) through the sale of various rights, including satellite, digital, music, and theatrical rights. Remarkably, ₹246 crore (US$31 million) of this amount has been generated from non-theatrical rights. Additionally, the overseas theatrical rights have been acquired by Phars Films for ₹60 crore (US$7.5 million).

Leo 2023 Movie OTT Rights

Netflix secured the digital streaming rights, while Sun TV acquired the satellite rights for Leo.

Leo 2023 Movie Sequel

In early August, there were reports suggesting that the film would have a sequel, marking Vijay’s debut in a sequel project. Production for the sequel is anticipated to commence in 2025, following Lokesh’s prior commitments to projects like “Thalaivar 171,” “Kaithi 2,” and “Vikram 2.”

Leo 2023 Movie FAQs

1- What is the release date of Leo 2023 Movie?

Leo will release in the theatres on 19th October 2023.

2- What is the OTT platform for the digital release date of Leo?

Netflix has acquired the OTT rights of Leo.

3- Who has acquired the satellite rights of Leo?

Sun NXT has acquired the satellite rights of Leo.

4- What is the budget of Leo 2023 movie?

Leo is made on a budget of Rs 300 Crores.


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