(This article is authored by Alar)
In a significant development in the Indian film industry, director Bharathiraja's son, Manoj Bharathiraja, is all set to make his directorial debut with a new film. Produced by director Suseenthiran's Vennila Productions, this film promises to be a unique and exciting as the film will star director Bharathiraja in the lead role, a casting choice that is generating considerable buzz among film enthusiasts.
In a unique twist, ten leading directors have come together to release the first look of this much-awaited project on the 31st March. Manoj Bharathiraja expressed his happiness and excitement about directing his father in his maiden venture. This veteran filmmaker is a revered figure in the industry, having helmed many critically acclaimed films in his illustrious career. With this new project, director Bharathiraja will be collaborating with his son for the first time, an event that has captured the imagination of the public.
Director Suseenthiran also shared a picture with Maniratnam. Manoj, who worked as Mani Ratnam's assistant director on "Bombay," met the famous director and received well wishes with his first film as a director. Manoj made his acting debut back in 1999 with the film Taj Mahal, and has also appeared in his father's directorial venture Annakodi in 2013. Manoj's foray into directing is eagerly anticipated, and fans are excited to see what fresh and innovative storyline he will bring to the table.
Adding to the excitement surrounding this project is the news that music composer GV Prakash will be composing the film's soundtrack, as they both collaborated last for Bharathiraja's directorial Annakodi. The film is slated to begin filming at the end of next month, and fans are eagerly anticipating updates and teasers as production gets underway. The details of the other cast and crew will be announced soon.
Bharathiraja, who was last seen in a cameo in Dhanush’s Vaathi, has been playing important roles in several films lately. He was appreciated for his performance in Thiruchitrambalam, Eeswaran and Rocky. He also directed Meendum Oru Mariyathai last year. Fans are eagerly anticipating this father-son collaboration, which promises to be a memorable addition to Indian cinema.
#Lovely person ❤️❤️❤️Mani sir🙏🙏🙏🙏 pic.twitter.com/TQyptr1odm— dir.Suseenthiran (@Dir_Susi) March 24, 2023
-@Dir_Susi 's #VennilaProductions introduces @manojkumarb_76 as director #IyakkunarImayam @offBharathiraja plays a key role, @gvprakash to score music— Nikil Murukan (@onlynikil) March 24, 2023
Other Cast & Crew Announcement and First Look Coming Soon... pic.twitter.com/IvfuqNHs0w