Sanjay Ram, who penned the script of Suriya’s Shree and AVM’s Anbe Anbe and has directed films such as Thoothukudi, Poova Thalaiya, Gowravargal and Veeramum Eeramum, has now launched his next film billed as sequel to Thoothukudi which starred dance choreographer-turned-actor Harikumar in the lead and released a few years back.
Titled as Kiliyanthattu: Thoothukudi-2, the film stars Sanjay Ram and newcomer Gugan Chakravarthy in lead roles. Debuting heroines Manjula and Alina Sheikh have been paired opposite Sanjay and Gugan respectively. Other essaying major roles are also newcomers, which shows how confident Sanjay is with his script.
Sakthi Siva Balan, a film institute student, is debuting as the cinematographer in the film. Music is composed by another debutant G. Ram, who is the son of popular musician Gopalakrishnan, who was Maestro Ilaiyaraaja’s music teacher. Khader is the dance choreographer while ‘Jaguar’ Thangam would be the stunt choreographer. Besides and starring in it, Sanjay has also penned the story, screenplay and lyrics.
The script is said to be based on a real-life incident which shook the State a few years back. The entire shoot has taken place in Thoothukudi, Tiruchendur and Puducherry. The film is likely to release in a month’s time, it is informed.