The shooting of the Vijay Sethupathi starrer Maamanithan was completed several months ago but there was no news about its progress or release. And finally here is an update that all movie buffs have been waiting for. Reports are that the makers of Maamanithan are planning to release it in the month of September but the date has not been fixed as yet. The post production is currently on, we hear.
Maamanithan has Vijay Sethupathi in the lead with Gayathrie S as his lead pair. Manasvi, who was seen in Imaikka Nodigal, will apparently by playing the couple’s child. The star cast also has Guru Somasundaram and Shaji Chen playing pivotal roles.
Directed by the award winning director Seenu Ramasamy, the film has music by maestro Ilaiyaraaja and his sons Yuvan Shankar Raja and Karthik Raja. Maamanithan is bankrolled by Yuvan Shankar Raja under his banner YSR Productions along with K Productions and Vasan Movies and this happens to be his second production venture after Pyaar Prema Kadhal.
The shooting of this film began in Madurai and progressed in various places including Varanasi, Kerala and Rameswaram.
Seenu Ramasamy and Vijay Sethupathi had first teamed up for Then Merkku Paruvakaatru, which went on to win the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil. They then worked together in Dharma Durai which also fetched a positive response from the audiences.
However, Idam Porul Yeval is yet to see the light of the day. Counting the unreleased Idam Porul Yeval, Maamanithan will be their fourth time association.
Vijay Sethupathi currently has a number of films needing his attention including Kadaisi Vivasayi, Sanga Thamizhan, Laabam in Tamil and Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy in Telugu, which will be his debut in Tollywood. The actor is all set to make his debut in the Malayalam film industry with Marconi Mathai.
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