Kaviya Thalaivan in May

Vasanta Balan’s Kaviya Thalaivan is complete and ready for release. Siddharth, Prithviraj and Vedhika play prominent roles with Anaika Soti, who made her debut in Ramgopal Verrma’s ‘Satya-2’ in a key role.

Nasser, Thambi Ramaiah, Singampuli, Ponvannan, Mansoor Ali Khan, Babu Antony, Karikaalan and Kuyili among others are in the cast. Kaviya Thalaivan is supposed to be based on the lives of theatre artistes who lived in the pre-Independence era, said Vasanthbalan. A R Rahman has scored the music for this film and he is supposed to have come up with a fusion of Tamil folk music and Carnatic music.

The team shot in various locations like Karaikudi, Tenkasi, Varanasi and Chennai and there are plans to release the film in May.