Sports in the mix
Siblings Niranjan and Dushyanth, sons of actor Jayaprakash, acted together in Easan earlier. Now the duo has joined their father in Aivaraattam. Directed by Mithun Manickam, it has a sports-centric plot revolving around a five-a-side football game, which is unique to regions like Sivagangai. While there have been films on cricket, kabaddi and basketball, this one promises to be different. The film releases today.
Rhyme and rivalry
He had earned acclaim for his music debut in Subramaniapuram. But James Vasanthan’s debut directorial venture, Vaanavil Vaazhkai, is surprisingly not a musical. It’s rather about the rivalry between music groups of two colleges.
The actors in the film are all real-life musicians. The film releases today.
What’s a weekend without a thriller to spice it up? Sonna Pochu, starring newbies, revolves round a unique yearly ritual in a village temple, a hunt for treasure and a string of mysterious murders. The film, releasing today, has Sairam as the writer-director, while the film’s producer Venkatesan dons the role of a transgender.