Mahath's next

Actor Mahath who was last seen in blockbuster Mangatha is all set for his debut Telugu film, Backbench Student. The film also stars Piaa Bajpai and Archana Kavi in the lead, is touted to be a light-hearted entertainer. It’s a Tamil – Telugu bilingual and the title for the Tamil version has not been finalised yet. When quizzed , Mahath added “The films about this young backbencher college student, who succeeds both in his career and love life. People usually assume that backbenchers are slackers and are good for nothing. But the film proves otherwise. The film, directed by Madhura Sreedhar (of Snehagitam fame), has music by Sunil Kashyap and cinematography by Prasad GK.

The actor also stated that Its a young team and its been fun working with the actresses. Both Piaa and Archana are damn good co-stars. And Madhura is very jovial and caring on the sets. The film will wrap up by December end and shall be a February release. Meanwhile, Mahath has signed his next flick in Kollywood too. Adhiroopan, who has earlier assisted Bala and Kathir, will direct the film for my friend Dhayanidhi Alagiris banner. Anirudh has been roped in to compose the scores, he informs. Mahath says hes lucky to have begun his career with Mankatha. Itll always remain a special film for me. Venkat Prabhu, Ajith and Dhayanidhi have been a source of strength and support to me throughout the making of the film. They will always be someone who I look up to, he signs off.