Son of superstar
Balaji Mohan’s second film, yet untitled, comes two years after his engaging rom-com, Kadhalil Sodhappuvadhu Yeppadi. The director has an interesting lead. The film marks the debut on the Tamil screen of Dulquer Salman (son of megastar Mammootty). Nazriya Nazim plays the female lead. ‘‘It’s a strong concept-driven film,’’ says the director. Shooting for the film would commence next month.
After Pizza, what?
Asked which Tamil film he had found interesting in recent times, Ram Gopal Varma had remarked that it was Pizza and added that he was amazed by its ‘simplicity’. Its director Karthik Subbaraj is now busy with the shoot of his second venture, Jigarthanda. This time he has mainstream actors Sidharth and Lakshmi Menon in the lead. ‘‘It’s a mix of genres,’’ says Subbaraj of his film that is set in Madurai.
Nalan Kumarasamy’s second venture after the intriguing dark comedy Soodhu Kavvum, carries the unique title Eskimo Kadhal. The script has relevance to the title, says the director. There were reports that Suriya was likely to play the lead, but the actor is not part of the film. The cast has yet to be finalised and the film is touted as a romantic comedy.