Actor Siva and actresses Iswarya Menon and Disha Pandey have been signed up to play the lead role in the sequel to the 2010 Tamil satire hit film Thamizh Padam titled as Thamizh Padam 2.
Directed by debutant film-maker C.S. Amudhan and starring Siva and Disha in lead roles, Thamizh Padam made mockery of some oft-repeated sequences and dialogues in super-hit Tamil films of yore. The film was critically acclaimed and ended up as a commercially successful venture too.
Shoot of the sequel Thamizh Padam 2 has commenced with a formal muhurat in Chennai. Besides Siva, Disha and Iswarya, others essaying major roles include Santhana Barathi, ‘Nizhalgal’ Ravi, R. Sundararajan, Kalairani, Sathish, OAK Sundar, Ajay Ratnam, George and Chethan. Amudhan is directing the sequel which has dialogues by Chandru. Gopi Amarnath and Kannan, who worked in the prequel, return as the cinematographer and music director for the sequel too.
Amudhan has also penned a song in the film with Madan Karky, Thyagu and Chandru penning the other lyrics in the film. Dileep Subbarayan and Kalyan would be the stunt and dance choreographers of the film which would be shot in a few months to hit the screens during April as a summer bonanza!