Ace cinematographer Santosh Sivan is all excited about Maniratnam's Chekka Chivantha Vaanam. Santhosh is collaborating with Ratnam for the sixth time. The duo has previously worked together in films such as Thalapathi, Dil Se, Iruvar and Roja and were last seen together in Raavan.
The film had gone on the floors earlier this month and the cinematographer has tweeted a series of pictures from the sets.
Its a interesting combo of actors,â€” SantoshSivanASC. ISC (@santoshsivan) February 23, 2018
Mani is a Director who loves innovations and willing to grow with a bunch of versatile , dedicated and punctual actors
â€” SantoshSivanASC. ISC (@santoshsivan) February 23, 2018
Since Thalapathy dayspic.twitter.com/Hk3VJiPyJIâ€” SantoshSivanASC. ISC (@santoshsivan) February 24, 2018
Various industry sources have confirmed that the film will be an action-thriller and will be a departure from the filmmakerâ€™s usual style of films. The film will be featuring STR, Arvind Swamy, Vijay Sethupathi, Fahadh Faasil, Jyothika, Aishwarya Rajesh, Prakash Raj and Aditi Rao Hydari, who reunites with Ratnam after Kaatru Veliyidai.
While it was also rumoured that Vijay Sethupathi will be seen in a special cameo role in the film as a cop, the actor came forward with a clarification during a recent media interaction that he will be playing a full-fledged role and would be seen throughout the movie.
There are rumours that the film also stars senior actors Prakash Raj and Jayasudha, who have collaborated on several occasions. Apparently, theyâ€™ll be seen playing a pair and Arvind Swami, Fahadh and Simbu will be seen as their sons.
Bankrolled by Ratnam's home banner Madras Talkies, double Oscar-winning AR Rahman has been roped in compose the music and the multiple national award-winning editor Sreekar Prasad will also be a part of the team.
Stunt choreographer Dhilip Subbarayan will choreograph the stunt sequences. David and Wazirfilmmaker Bejoy Nambiar, a longtime disciple of Ratnam, is listed as one of the film's creative producers. Sharmishta Roy will be the art designer and Eka Lakhani is signed as the film's costume designer.
(Content provided by Digital Native)