SOUTH FILM WORLD
FEATURING JAI and Anjali in the lead roles, Balloon is a horror thriller, written and directed by Sinish and produced by Dhilip Subbarayan, Arun Balaji and Nandakumar. Janani Iyer too plays a crucial role in the film which has music composed by Yuvan Shankar Raja. Jai has a two-dimensional role in this.
POST THANI ORUVAN, Mohan Raja has entered a different league which is high is status. Velaikkaran, his recent venture has dealt with a hot theme concerning adulteration in consumer products, especially food items. A lot of research has gone into the making of the film. KIDS FANTASY HORROR is rather a rare phenomenon even at Hollywood and we have ventured one, says Marison who has scripted and directed Sanguchakkaram. Nearly 10 kids play along with Dhilip Subbarayan and Punnagai Poo Geetha in this flick which transports the audience to a different genre altogether.
VAANDU FEATURING several new faces has its theme revolving around illegal street fights in the seventies in North Madras. Shika plays a crucial role in the film. Sinu, SR Guna, Allwin, Sai Dheena are in the main cast. Vashan Shaji is the writer and director.
MARKING THREE big events together, Centenary Celebrations of MGR, 60 years since the inception of PRO for Tamil films and 25 years since the PRO Union became a registered body, the PRO Union
Chennai, had organised a grand gala event in which the who is who of the Tamil film industry participated.
KENANYA FILMS’ ULKUTHU features Dinesh and Nanditha in the lead roles. Directed by Karthick Raju, the film has music by Justin Prabhakaran. Bala Saravanan, Dhilip Subbarayan and many others are in the cast. The film deliberates on a very hot and contemporary theme.
THE 15TH CHENNAI International Film Festival of India came to a satisfactory close and the Best Tamil Feature Film Award – was won by Oru Kidayin Karunai Manu, directed by B.suresh Sangaiah. The 2nd Best Tamil Feature Film shortlisted was Vikram Vedha directed by Pushkar and Gayathri.
Actor Vijay Sethupathi won the Amitabh Bachchan Youth Icon Award. Special Jury Award was bagged by Maanagaram directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj. Special Jury Mention Certificate was given to Bharathiraja for his performance in Kurangu Bommai.
PRAKASHRAJ APPEARS as a senior police official in Traffic Ramasamy and he has gone on record stating that he deems it a privilege to be a part of the project in which S.a.chandrasekaran is playing the title role. Rohini appears as SAC’S better half.
VIJAY MILTON’S Goli Soda was acclaimed both critically and commercially. Goli Soda 2, produced under the banner, Rough Note features Samuthirakani, Chemban Jose, Bharath Seeni, Vinoth, Isaac Bharath, Subiksha, Krisha, Rakshita, Rohini, Rekha, Saravana Subbiah and Stunt Shiva in important roles and director Gautham Vasudeva Menon appears in a vital cameo role.
MRKS CINE MEDIA’S Aaraam Thinai has an unusual theme of ghosts set against the backdrop of places inhabited by ghosts. Arun C. has written and wielded this flick that has Vaishalini of Vijay TV fame in the lead role. Mottai Rajendran, Ravi Maria and Lavanya are also in the cast.