Pongi Ezhu Manohara was a famous dialogue from yesteryear classic Manohara that featured Sivaji Ganesan in the lead role. Inspired by the dialogue, debutant filmmaker Ramesh Rangasamy has titled his movie the same. He is a former associate of veteran director S A Chandrasekhar.
Pongi Ezhu Manohara features Sundattam fame Irfan Irfan, Singampuli, Archana,Arundhati Nair and Sampath Ram in important roles. It has music by Tamizh Padam fame Kannan and cinematography by CJ Rajkumar.
The movie is set in the 1990’s and Irfan and Singampuli play the roles of milk-men. All of a sudden, Irfan loses all those dear to him due to a mistake of his and becomes an orphan. This is when he comes to know of a secret that takes him on a new journey in life. We shot the movie in and around Sathyamangalam for 65 days. I refurbished an old scooter of my father’s and used it in the movie’.