After winning the National award for best supporting actor for his performance in Azhagarsamiyin Kudhirai, Appukutty wasna��t seen in many films. The comedian has, however, bagged a couple of films that will see them playing central roles. Kagidha Kappal, sees him playing the lead as a rag picker while in Konjam Konjam, he plays a tamil migrant in Kerala who starts a business venture that grows in strides. It seems like we will be seeing a lot more of this talented actor in the coming months.
A new turf
Born and raised in Chennai, many of the top Telugu stars today have always expressed their desire to work in the tamil industry.A� And it seems like the inflow has begun. While audiences will be seeing Mahesh Babu acting in a bilingual film helmed by AR Murugadoss, Allu Arjun also has a bilingual to his name with Lingusamy, ending his ten-year search for the perfect Kollywood entry.
Touted as an edge-of-the-seat psychological thriller, Kallattam hits theaters this weekend. It marks the directorial debut of seasoned cinematographer Ramesh G. The film, starring Nanda in the lead, has him essaying a diligent cop who exposes a chain-snatching gang and helps save a child’s life. For the actor whose career graph has never really been an upward mobile one, the movie could well be a game changer.