“I’ve shared frames with some exciting actors like Prabhu, Trisha, Anjali and Soorya. And I can assure you that from the first to the last frame there won’t be any dearth of fun moments in the film.” This is Jayam Ravi talking about his film Sakalakala Vallavan, earlier titled as Appatakkar. Releasing today, the film is directed by Suraaj. With Ravi’s recent release, Romeo Juliet, having a decent run at the box office, one hopes this will follow suit.
At a crossroads
“When a person has moved on in life, is in a new relationship, and then happens to meet his old flame—with whom he had shared some genuine moments—what would his state of mind be? How would he react? This is the premise on which I’ve based the plot of Idhu Enna Mayam,” says director Vijay.
The film stars Vikram Prabhu and Keerthi Suresh (daughter of actress Menaka), who Vijay calls “a bundle of talent.”
Lyricist and poetess Parvathy, who has penned the lyrics for songs like Nakula in Vallinam, Verasa Pogayilae in Jilla and Yedhedho ennam vandhu in Amara kaaviyam, was nominated for three of her songs at the recently-concluded Mirchi Music Awards. Though she didn’t win the best lyricist title, she said she was excited to have been in the running. “I have acted in films and even dubbed for some. I’ve always wanted to write for Tamil films and now I am writing lyrics for eight films, like the action-thriller KaLam and director Dhanaraj Saravanan’s Kolanji,” she says.