Sonia Agarwal to play a Sri Lankan refugee mother in 'Thanimai'

The film has been certified by the censor board and is now waiting for a release date.
Sonia Agarwal to play a Sri Lankan refugee mother in 'Thanimai'
Sonia Agarwal to play a Sri Lankan refugee mother in 'Thanimai'
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Thanimai will see actor Sonia Agarwal playing the female lead. The first look poster of this film was released online by well-known producer Dhananjayan. Helming Thanimai will be S Sivaraman, who had made films like Kaagitha Kappal and Solli Tharava.

According to the film’s director, it is a poignant tale of a Sri Lankan refugee mother coming in search of her long lost child from Malaysia. Sonia Agarwal will be playing the refugee mother in it.

The film has gone through the censor process and has been certified. The makers are now waiting for an apt release date.

Director S Sivaraman, on Thanimai, has said in an interview to the “The film traces the lonely journey of a Sri Lankan refugee who comes back from Malaysia to find her long-lost child. It will be an emotional drama that showcases the nature of men from various walks of life. Thanimai has been censored and we are waiting for the right date to release our film.”

Thanimai will have choreographer Sandy playing a pivotal role along with noted comedian Ganja Karuppu and Lollu SabhaSwaminathan. The technical crew includes Dhina for music and Venki Darshan for cinematography.

Sonia Agarwal’s acting debut was with the Telugu flick Nee Premakai in 2002. She then entered the Tamil film industry with Kaadhal Kondein, written and directed by Selvaraghavan, whom she married in 2006. In 2010, the couple divorced and Sonia returned back to acting. Her re-entry was with Vaanam in 2011.

While Thanimai is waiting for a release date, Sonia has a slew of upcoming projects. She has two Malayalam films Cochin Shaadi at Chennai 03 and Adukkalayil Paniyund and a Tamil flick titled Yaar lined up for release.

(Content provided by Digital Native)

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