The first-time teaming of director Balaji Mohan and Dhanush in Maari promises exciting possibilities.A� a�?Ia��ve craftedA� Dhanusha��s character along the likes of how I would have liked to seeA�him on screen,a��a��A�says Mohan, who assures that his film will be a surprise for those who have watched his two earlier flicks. Releasing today, Maari is produced by the Radhika- Sarath- Stephen team. Dhanush, who is paired with Kajal Agarwal, plays a local hooligan.
The wait is over
For STR fans, ita��s reassuring news. The much-awaited and delayed Simbu-Hansika starrer, Vaalu, is releasing shortly. The film, directed by debutant Vijay Chander, is about a middle-class boy who falls in love and the repercussions on the family. a�?It will be a full-fledgedA�entertainer with romance, humour, family sentiment and action woven in. It will be a treat for Simbua��s fans,a�?promises Chander.
Living the dream
a�?My dream has come true at the age of 60,a�? says Satyaraj with a laugh. Elaborating, he adds that it was his long-time desire to play a character in a fantasy-period film. And after 38 years in the industry, it finally materialised through Baahubali. a�?I feel proud to be part of the film and all the credit goes to (director)Rajamouli,a�? he adds. The actor has been garnering praise for his portrayal of Kattappa, a slave loyal to the crown.