Comedian Vivek goes the Santhanam way playing the lead in a movie titled Naan Than Bala. The movie also has Venkatraj, Swetha, Cell Murugan, Mayilsamy, Thennavan and Sujatha. The film is produced by J A Lawrence for SSS Entertainments.
It is written and directed by R Kannan. The movie has a thrilling story line. It is about the friendship between a Brahmin youth and a paid killer. The cinematography is by Alagiya Manavalan, while the music has been Speaking about the film, Vivek says, ‘It is a serious role sans comedy. I did considerable research into Vaishnava culture to play my character to the satisfaction of the director. After 25 years as an actor, I was keen on playing a serious role and I am confident my performance will bring me credit.’
Plans are on to release the movie on 13 June.