Jagame Thandhiram (transl.?This Universe is a ruse) is a 2021 Indian action thriller film written and directed by Karthik Subbaraj and produced by S. Sashikanth and Chakravarthy Ramachandra of Y NOT Studios, along with Reliance Entertainment. The film stars Dhanush, Aishwarya Lekshmi and James Cosmo, while Joju George and Kalaiyarasan portray supporting roles. It marks the Indian film debut of Cosmo. The songs and background score was composed by Santhosh Narayanan, and editing by Vivek Harshan. The project was initially announced in April 2016 with Thenandal Studio Limited bagging the project, but eventually got shelved due to the financial problems surrounding over the production house. It was revived once again in February 2018, with YNOT Studios acquiring the rights for film production.After an official launch in July 2019, the film began production in September 2019, with shooting taking place across London, Madurai and Chennai and wrapped within December 2019.