Popular short film director Venkatesh Kumar makes his debut in Kollywood with a movie titled Neelam. His short films were well-received and were even nominated for DBICA film festival, Western Union Short Film Competition, BRICS International Film Festival and many others.
Neelam features Kishore, Pavithra, Esha in the lead roles with Bala Singh, Kalai Rani, Jagan and Somasundaram in prominent roles. After Leelai and Kanimozhi, Sathish Chakravarthy will be scoring music for Neelam. The lyrics will be penned by Arivumathi and Yugabharathi. National award winning editors K L Praveen and N B Srikanth have been roped in for the project.
Produced by Renuka, the movie went to floors on Thursday in Chennai. Veteran filmmaker K Balumahendra was present on the occasion.