Maddy's YN confirmed on March 6
Madhavan’s long delayed Yaavaram Nalam has been confirmed for release on March 6 and is directed by debutant Vikram K.Kumar and produced by Reliance Adlabs. It is said to be an edge of the seat thriller and Neetu Chandra is the female lead in the film. Vikram K. Kumar, who won a National Award for his 10-minute film 'Silent Scream', says: "There are not fights, no violence, no bloodshed and no dance. But, we have songs, tuned by Shankar, Ehsaan and Loy and ace cinematographer and National Award winner P.C. Sreeram handles the camera".
Shriya is back from Kodaikanal
Dhanush and Shriya Saran are back from Kodaikanal after the second schedule of Kutty the Tamil remake of Arya. She has also completed work on Jaggubhai , which she says has shaped out well. In Kutty she plays a very simple girl with no glamour attached and director Mitran Jawahar is all praise for her work. Shriya is hoping that 2009 will be a good year as last year she did not have a single release. She is also working opposite Vishal in Thoranai and her big summer release will be Vikram’s Kanthasamy.
Kudiyarasu influenced by the Watergate scandal!
A new Tamil film Kudiyarasu is based on investigative journalism. The story is about a bold journalist who tries to expose an influential politician. Vigneshwaran plays the role of the journalist. The story unfolds in a single day, and is directed by National kickboxing champion Shabir Hussain, who is also one of the producers of the film. Says Shabir Hussain: "What happens in a day is the story of the film. The Watergate scandal where two journalists exposed the then US president Richard Nixon is the insipiration for my story. The film proves the pen is mightier than the sword." The film has also Suguna, Deepa, Suresh, Nizhalgal Ravi and Sethu Vinayakam in the cast. Karthik Raja has composed music forKudiyarasu and is scheduled to release this Friday (Feb 13).