Maniratnam Tamil film Kadal casting Gautham Karthik, Thulasi Nair, Arjun, Aravind Swamy and Lakshmi Manchu in the leading characters is a much expected movie as the story is co-written by Mani Ratnam and Jayamohan. Another attraction of the film is that the movie Kadal is produced by Maniratnam himself. A.R. Rahman’s music will add extra beauty to the film. Rajiv Menon’s cinematography will be an advantage for the Rs.50 crores budgeted film. Kadal is scheduled to release for 2012 Christmas. The hero of Kadal Gautham Karthik is son of actor Karthik and heroine Thulasi Nair is the daughter of Radha. It is the entry film for Thulasi Nair. The film will be released in two languages: Tamil and Telugu.
The shooting locations of the film Kadal include various parts of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Andaman & Nicobar Islands. The film thus will be having natural and village type background. Great greenery as we have seen in Mani Ratnam’s previous film Raavan could be seen again through this film. This time Mani Ratnam has chosen the backwaters of Alappuzha in Kerala, Muhamma of Kottayam District in Kerala for extra ordinary scenes. Mani Ratnam is also said to have covered the real experience of Cyclone Nilam that took place in Tamil Nadu on 31 October 2012. Thus, the film will be an exclusive experience film experience for natural lovers. This act of Mani Ratnam for films is always seen as he believes in shooting real life facts. And this decision of him to shoot the Cyclone Nilam was a risky one as it could have even caused the lives of the crew. Thus the movie is already a matter of talk in public and Mani Ratnam fans.
Similar would be the feel of music and importance of music in the film. A. R. Rahman is likely not to disappoint his millions of fans. A.R. Rahman’s music will be an added beauty for the film. The A.R. Rahman – Mani Ratnam combination is expected to bring some all-time best melodious tracks.