UTV Motion Pictures has forayed into Tamil film production.
They have snapped up the theatrical and other rights of Cheran's Dream Theatres Muran.
The film has Cheran, Prasanna, Jaya Prakash, Haripriya, Nikhita, Prathap Pothan and others, with music by Sajjan Madhav, written and directed by Rajan Madhav .
A press statement issued by UTV states : "Muran written and directed by Rajan Madhav, an associate of Mysskin is 70 per cent complete. After watching the rushes shot so far , UTV has decided to acquire all the rights of the film for its fantastic script and excellent making. The film will be one of the finest action thrillers in Tamil cinema. UTV will complete the film and is planning to release in June 2011".
Muran will be the first release from UTV Motion Pictures in Tamil in 2011, to be followed by a film from Selvaraghavan with Dhanush, Andrea and others, tentatively titled Irandam Ulagam.