Jigarthanda DoubleX (also known as Jigarthanda 2) is a 2023 Indian Tamil-language action drama film written and directed by Karthik Subbaraj and jointly produced by him, Kaarthekeyen Santhanam, S. Kathiresan, and Alankar Pandian under Stone Bench Films, Five Star Creations and Invenio Origin. The film is a spiritual successor and prequel to Jigarthanda (2014) and stars Raghava Lawrence, S. J. Suryah, and Nimisha Sajayan. Set in the 1970s, it revolves around an upcoming policeman trying to kill a gangster by going undercover as a filmmaker.
The film was officially announced in August 2022, with the tentative title Jigarthanda 2, and the official title was announced in December. Principal photography began the same month in Madurai followed by a schedule in Thandikudi and wrapped by early-July 2023. The film has music composed by Santhosh Narayanan, cinematography handled by Tirru, and editing by Shafique Mohamed Ali.
Jigarthanda DoubleX was released on 10 November 2023, the week of Diwali, to critical acclaim, with praise directed towards its direction, screenplay, dialogues, cast performances, cinematography, production values, music, editing, emotional depth, and action sequences. Many critics considered the film as superior to the original.