There was much hype in the media about Mani Ratnam’s next project which was expected to be starring Mammootty and Aishwarya Rai Bacchhan. But Onlooker Media has a news for you that Mani Ratnam, veteran Director has got his brains on a project alongside Dulquer Salmaan and Karthi. Both the actors who are making history in the Tamil movie industry with their back to back blockbusters.
The interesting thing that is a talk in the Kollywood is the National award winner Keerthana being part of this project. Reports says, this time Keerthana has come up with a new role of being Assistant Director to Mani Ratnam to showcase her talent in direction and ofcourse learn from this successful Guru, who has given movies like Mouna Raagam, Geethanjali, Roja, Bombay, Alaipayuthey etc and last on its roll Kadal in 2013 and Ok Kanmani in 2015 respectively. This new project is entitled to be ‘Komaali’ which is not officially announced.
The wonder child Keerthana who starred in the Kannathil Muthamittal movie has turned 22 and is seriously into the directing field that she is now looking for the heroine in the movie as an Assistant Director. Keerthana who is the daughter of actor Parthiban and Seetha saw the way to cinema when she was selected to be a part in the Mani Ratnam movie Kannathil Muthamittal as a young child named Amudha co-starring Madhavan and Simran as her parents.
The excellent performance in the movie accredited her with many awards and recognition including the National award for Best Child Artist in 2003. This time this National awardee is back with her talent in Directing other than acting and it is said that the whole team is expected to select Actress Keerthy Suresh who is on the demand list for the female lead.The whole team is expected to bring out the best in this movie that it showcases the best director of Indian Film industry and the actors who are highly dedicated.
Dulquer Salmaan , on the lead is having his second film with Mani Ratnam who has gave him much more audience and fans in the other states of India. Being acclaimed in a Mani Ratnam movie is truly talent and Dulquer is on the peak of it by doing two films in a row with these amazing director. OK Kanmani which was much appreciated by the audience played a major role giving Dulquer, the title ‘Hero of Tomorrow’ after his successful debut in Vaayai Moodi Pesavum (2014) directed by Balaji Mohan and Mani Ratnam’s OK Kanmani.
Through OK Kanmani, Dulquer opposite Nithya Menon brought the memories of the Mani Ratnam movie Alaipayuthey (2000) starred Madhavan and Shalini, which was a trend during the time and now OK Kanmani has took that place by refreshing the memories of the 2000 movie Alaipayuthey and many truly believe OK Kanmani is truly the reincarnation of Alaipayuthey.
Karthi (Karthik Sivakumar) after his successful movies Madras and Komban is in the lead role along with Dulquer. Its a dream project for the audience that the actors in the lead will charm them with each and every scene in the cinema halls. The next hype will be for the female lead that would be selected by the team, where Keerthana has a serious role finding the best among the auditioners which ensures every single person has a chance to be in the Mani Ratnam project.
Mani Ratnam with his selective abilities reign the Indian film industry will keep on shining like the best star in the galaxy. All the movie buffs out there keep your senses strong that one big movie is on its way to the silver screen.And lets wish the whole team all the best for the project and may Keerthana, Kannathil Muthamittal fame can do magic in her new shoes(directing) like her acting.Hope one day she will be back as an actress in the film industry and would be the future of film industry as an actress and a director .