Biriyani is a 2013 Indian Tamil black comedy crime film written and directed by Venkat Prabhu. Produced by Studio Green, it features Karthi, Premgi Amaren, and Hansika Motwani in the lead roles alongside an ensemble cast including Nassar, Ramki, Sampath Raj, Madhumitha, Jayaprakash, Prem, and Mandy Takhar. Yuvan Shankar Raja composed the score and soundtrack of Biriyani, which marks his 100th film, while Sakthi Saravanan and Praveen-Srikanth handled cinematography and editing, respectively. Filming started in November 2012, lasted for over nine months and took place primarily at Chennai, Hyderabad and Ambur. The film was released on 20 December 2013. The film was dubbed in Hindi as Dum Biryani by Goldmines Telefilms in 2016. The fim received mixed to positive reviews and was a box office success. The movie was reported to be based on the 2004 American movie Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle.