Pulimurugan (English: Tiger-Murugan) is a 2016 Indian Malayalam-languageaction adventure film directed by Vysakh, starring Mohanlal in the titular role, and co-stars Kamalini Mukherjee, Jagapati Babu, Lal, Vinu Mohan, and Bala. It is the first independent screenplay by Udayakrishna of the Udayakrishna and Siby K. Thomas duo. The film is produced by Tomichan Mulakuppadam of Mulakuppadam Films. The score and soundtrack are composed by Gopi Sunder, while cinematography is handled by Shaji Kumar.
Principal photography commenced on 16 July 2015 in Hanoi, Vietnam and completed filming on early February 2016. The film was released in India on 7 October 2016. Made on a budget of ₹25 crore, Pulimurugan so far has grossed over ₹152 crore worldwide. It became the first film to cross ₹100 crore mark and ₹150 crore mark in the Malayalam film industry, and is currently the highest-grossing Malayalam film ever and the third highest-grossing South Indian film of 2016.
Manyam Puli, a Telugu dubbed version, was released in 500 screens across Andhra Pradesh and Telangana on 2 December 2016.