Call it a different 4K resolution, as four films, all with ‘K’ as the first letter of their titles, are gearing up to entertain the audience this Deepavali.
The festival of lights is always right time to release movies, to cash in on the holiday season. And this year, the contestants in the box-office will be- ‘Kodi’, ‘Kaashmora’, ‘Kathi Sandai’ and ‘Kadavul Irukaan Kumaru’. A look into these interesting projects:
‘Kodi’ is a political thriller written and directed by R S Durai Senthilkumar and produced by Dhanush, their third collaboration after ‘Ethir Neechal’ and ‘Kakki Sattai’.
The movie features Dhanush in dual roles alongside Trisha, Anupama Parameshwaran. Music will be composed by Santhosh Narayanan, the cinematography and editing is handled by Venkatesh S and Praveen K L respectively.
The project was first announced during August 2015, when Dhanush revealed that he would produce and act in Durai Senthilkumar’s next film, after he finished his ongoing commitments. Dhanush also revealed that the film would be a political thriller and that he would appear in dual roles as two brothers.
‘Kathi Sandai’ is a masala film written and directed by Suraj. With Vishal playing the lead, the movie marks the comeback of Vadivelu as comedian, after a long gap. He will be seen in an interesting character called Dr Boodhri.
The film is co-produced by S Nandagopal and Vishal; while Tamannaah is the heroine of the film. Jagapati Babu, Vadivelu, Soori and Sampath Raj play pivotal roles.
The project was launched in May 2016. In June 2016, Tarun Arora was cast in a negative role after Suraj was impressed with the actor’s performance in Kanithan.
‘Kaashmora’ is a historic-horror-comedy film written and directed by Gokul of ‘Idharkuthaane Aasaipattai Balakumara’ fame. It features Karthi, Nayantara, Sri Divya and Manisha Yadav in the lead roles.
Santhosh Narayanan composed the film’s score and soundtrack. ‘Kaashmora’ was begun in the first week of May 2015. This is Karthi’s big budgeted movie in his career and is made at a budget of Rs 60 crore.
In this movie, Karthi performs three roles after dual role in ‘Siruthai’. Karthi appears as a King (Raj Nayak), a normal youth (Kaashmora) as well as a man with tonsured head in this movie. He will be romancing Nayanthara for the first time in his career. Sri Divya is playing as the other heroine.
KADAVUL IRUKAAN KUMARU
‘Kadavul Irukaan Kumaru’ is an action comedy film written and directed by M Rajesh and produced by T Siva. The film stars G V Prakash Kumar, Nikki Galrani and Anandhi in the leading roles.
Prakash Raj and RJ Balaji play supporting roles. The film began production during March 2016, and is expected to give a much needed break to Rajesh, who is suffering from a couple of flops.
G V Prakash Kumar and RJ Balaji suffered injuries following a car accident during the making of the film in late March 2016. But all has ended well and the movie is gearing up for release.