முனி 2: காஞ்சனா
|Starring||Sarathkumar, Raghava Lawrence, Raai Laxmi, Kovai Sarala, Devadarshini, Sriman|
|Music By||S. Thaman|
|Lyric By||Viveka, Velmurugan, Raghava Lawrence|
|Singers||Tippu, Suchith Suresan, M. L. R. Karthikeyan, Velmurugan, Malathy Lakshman, Darshana KT|
Muni 2: Kanchana (simply known as Kanchana) is a 2011 Tamil horror comedy film written, produced and directed by Raghava Lawrence as a sequel to his previous venture, Muni (2007) and the second film in the installment of Muni film series. The film features Sarathkumar in the title as well as lead role, with Raghava Lawrence, Lakshmi Rai, Kovai Sarala, Devadarshini and Sriman in supporting roles.
The film revolves around Raghava, who is scared to venture outside gets possessed by a ghost and starts behaving weirdly. The ghost turns out to be a transgender woman who wants to take revenge on an MLA who murdered her and her family for land-grabbing. The film's cinematography and editing was handled by Vetri and Kishore Te. respectively. The film's soundtrack was composed by Thaman. The film's distribution rights were bought by Sri Thenandal Films.
The film released on 22 July 2011, while a dubbed same-titled Telugu version was released a week earlier in Andhra Pradesh. Despite receiving mixed reviews from critics, the film became a commercial success in both languages. The film was remade in Kannada as Kalpana directed by Ramanarayanan. Was remade also in Sinhala as Maya in Sri Lanka and in Bangladesh as Mayabini starring Symon Sadik, Amit Hasan and Airin Sultana
The film's original soundtrack has been composed by S. Thaman.