Bala's last directorial venture Paradesi released in March of last year. As we reported earlier, his next movie will be Thaara Thappattai which has Sasikumar and Varalakshmi Sarathkumar in the lead.
The shoot of Thaara Thappattai is all set to star from mid-July in Chennai. After that, from August onwards, the movie will shift to outdoor in Tanjore district.
Supersinger Pragathi Guruprasad will make her acting debut in the movie as Sasikumar's sister. Isai Gnani Ilaya Raja will score music for the movie.
Dir Bala has retained most of his Paradesi's crew. Chezian will be the DOP. Kishore as editor and National Award winner Poornima will be the Costume Designer.