Thrice as lucky
For a debutant actor to have two of his films release simultaneously is a rarity. Ganesh Prasad’s Karaioram and Tharkappu hit theatres on January 1. And Prasad who had essayed crucial roles in both, is naturally elated. “It’s a passion for films that brought me to Chennai. And I got trained in acting, fights and dances to prepare myself,” says the Coimbatorean. A black belt in Jujitsu, the actor has three films lined up where he plays the lead — Nattrinai, Q and Arasiyalil Ithellam Sagajamappa. Incidentally, Prasad is the executive producer for the production house, Studio 9.
“My plot includes five men, each with their own take on women. It’s what happens when a girl enters their lives,” says
director G Krishnan. His film with the catchy title Kurangu Kaila Poomaalai starring freshers, is all set to hit theatres this Friday. The director adds that the plot has an interesting twist in the end, which would lend a different perspective to the incidents depicted throughout the movie.
His earlier films have been rom-coms. And now Udhayanidhi Stalin gets to do his first action- centric film in Gethu. It revolves round a father-son duo who get into a problem and extricate themselves from it. In this film directed by Thirukumaran (a Pongal release), Sathyaraj essays the role of the father. With screen sizzlers like Nayanthara and Hansika having played the romantic interests in his earlier films, this time it’s the pretty Amy Jackson who shares the frames.