All the lead characters are being played by newcomers, Laghuvaran, Swathi, Umasree, Revathi, Raja, and many others. The hero, Laghuvaran is a former assistant director who was picked by the director when he saw his photos on Facebook.
The music is by Manuramesan and Viveka has written the lyrics.
Ace director Gautham Menon who saw a preview of the film said: "I saw the Raatinam and felt like I was watching my own film VTV in the rural set up of Tuticorin. The film has the power to hold people`s attention."
Raatinam is produced by RR Films and will be released on May 18.
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