Mani Ratnam, one of the better known Indian directors from Tamil Nadu, has just started shooting his bilingual film in Tamil and Malayalam. The movie will come after an 18-month break, and in what is a typical Ratnam style, the whole project was kept under wraps till the other day.
The film, to be set in Mumbai and Chennai, is yet to be titled. But we know that the ace cinematographer, PC Sreeram, will lens the movie, and his association with Ratnam comes after 14 years – when the two worked in the Shalini-Madhavan starrer, Alaipayuthey, in 2000. AR Rahman will set the score.
To be produced by Ratnam’s own production house, Madras Talkie’s, the helmer’s latest work will have Dulquer Salmaan (Mammootty’s son) and Nitya Menen playing the leads with Prakash Raj essaying an important part.