Filmmaker Pa Ranjith is ready with his second production titled Irandaam Ulaga Porin Kadaisi Gundu. The regular shoot of the project began on Friday. Starring Attakathi Dinesh in the lead, the film is being directed by Athiyan Athirai, a former associate of Pa Ranjith.
Tipped to be a coming-of-age road drama, the film is gearing up for a summer release. The first look of the film was unveiled last month to mark Pa Ranjith’s birthday. The poster features Dinesh sitting on a lorry, with a tea glass in hand.
The film stars Dinesh as a lorry driver and the story follows his encounters with different people on his journey. Anakha and Ryithvika play the female leads while Muniskanth, Marimuthu and Ramesh Thilak play the supporting cast.
Tenma of the Casteless Collective band will be making his debut as composer while Kishore Kumar, another debutant, who worked as an assistant cinematographer on Kabali and Kaala, will crank the camera.
To be predominantly shot in and around Chennai, it was Ranjith who roped in Dinesh for the project. It's worth mentioning that Attakathi marked the debut or both Ranjith and Dinesh and the film's success helped them carve a niche for themselves in the industry.
While overseeing this project, Ranjith will simultaneously work on his Bollywood debut, the biopic on Birsa Munda.
Pa Ranjith made his debut as a producer with the critically-acclaimed Pariyerum Perumal helmed by Mari Selvaraj. The film’s casting includes Kathir playing the title role with Anandhi as his lead pair.
The supporting cast include Yogi Babu, G Marimuthu, Karate Venkatesan, Poo Ram, Lijesh and Shanmugarajan. The film released on September 28 and received rave reviews. With good word of mouth, The film was declared a super hit.
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