Kamal Hassan’s Rajkamal Film International, in collaboration with UTV Motion Pictures officially launched their Unnaipol Oruvan, a remake of A Wednesday in in Chennai on May Day. The entire team consisting of Kamal Hassan, Mohanlal, Chakri, Sruthi and UTV’s Ram Mirchandani were there on the dais.
The film has two of the finest actors in India Kamal Hassan and Mohanlal coming together for the first time in a film with Ganesh Venkatraman, Sriman, Prem and others in the supporting cast.
The film is directed by Chakri Toleti, who is from the Florida Film School in USA and has acted with Kamal in Salangai Oli in a very humorous cameo as the boy photographer and also recently in Dasavatharam as the scientist and Kamal’s friend. Shruti Hassan another debutant is being introduced as the music director.
The film is being shot with RED cameras in 4K resolutions, and the camera is by Manoj Soni from Mumbai. Thotta Tharini the famous art director who debuted with Kamal Hassan’s Raajapaarvai is the art director of the film. From Tamil literature, Ee.Raa. Murugan and Manushaputhran are being introduced as dialogue writer and lyricist respectively.
At the meet the press, Kamal said: “We have already completed all my combination scenes with Mohanlal, who has now only to dub for the film. I always wanted to do a film with Mohanlal, it was long overdue and finally I’ am happy it is happening under Raajkamal banner. We will complete the film by May end.”
A relaxed Mohanlal said: “It’s a great honour for me to be a part of a Kamal Haasan film. The kind of passion that Kamal sir has for film making is awesome. I really enjoyed working on the film.”