Sowkarpettai is a Tamil comedy horror film directed by Vadivudaiyan, starring Srikanth and Lakshmi Rai in the leading roles. The film was released worldwide on 4 March 2016. It's received mostly negative reviews from critics and audience.the story is about Vetri (Srikanth) and Maya ( Raai Laxmi), who fell in love with each other are killed by Gothra Singh (Suman) and his goons. They came back as ghosts and start taking revenge on people who killed them.
The film was first reported in March 2015, when Vadivudaiyaan announced that he would make a film starring Srikanth and Lakshmi Rai, set in the backdrop of Sowcarpet.The film began production in March 2015, with the team suggesting that it would be a "horror comedy". This film is being made in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi languages. The film has been titled as ‘Siva Ganga’ in Telugu and ‘Tantra Shakthi’ in Hindi.
A sequel was confirmed according to end of movie and srikanth to play both villain and hero while in addition jayavani,ashwini kalsekar,kalyani padala and bhuvneshwari were also the part of movie in their negative roles but due to week box office,it was in pipeline since 2015,now producers are releasing it with new title Dushta which will release on 30 october to clash with movies like iru mugan,singham3 and pottu.