After the likes Veyil, Angadi Theru and Aravaan, director Vasanta Balan’s next Kaviya Thalaivan is almost complete and ready for release. Siddharth, Prithviraj and Vedhika play prominent roles in the film. Anaika Soti, who made her debut in Ramgopal Verrma’s Satya-2 is also in the cast.
Nasser, Thambi Ramaiah, Singam Puli, Ponvannan, Mansoor Ali Khan, Babu Antony, Karikaalan and Kuyili among others are also in the cast.
Kaviya Thalaivan is based on the lives of theatre artistes who lived during the pre-Independence era, says Vasanta Balan.
A R Rahman has scored the music for this film and he has brought out a magical fusion of Tamil folk music and Carnatic music, said the makers.
Nirav Shah cranks the camera. T Santhanam has come up with sets that resemble pre-Independent India, added the director. Jeyamohan has penned the dialogues.
The movie is produced by Y Not Studios.’We shot in various locations such as in Karaikudi, Tenkasi, Varanasi and Chennai, which will be a visual treat for the audiences’ Plans are on to release the film this May.