Manoj Bharathiraja to direct Bharathiraja for a film to be produced by Director Suseeenthiran
Shoot for this GV Prakash musical to start very soon
Actor Manoj Bharathiraja will make his debut as a director through a new film to be bankrolled by Director Suseenthiran’s Vennila Productions. The film has newcomers in lead roles, while ‘Iyakkunar Imayam’ Bharathiraja will play a very important role.
Director Suseeenthiran is delighted over producing this movie, which will bring together ‘Iyakkunar Imayam’ Bharathiraja and his son Manoj Bharathiraja, under his Vennila Productions banner.
G V Prakash will score music for this film and the shoot will begin by the end of next month. Ten leading directors are set to release the first look of the yet-to-be-titled movie on March 31.
Manoj Bharathiraja expressed happiness that he got the opportunity to direct his legendary father in his maiden directorial venture, though he made his acting debut with Bharathiraja’s ‘Taj Mahal’ and has acted in various films since then.
Thanking Suseenthiran for producing his first film as a director, Manoj Bharathiraja expressed hope that the movie will be liked and appreciated by all. Manoj, who worked as assistant director to Mani Ratnam in ‘Bombay’, met the ace filmmaker and sought wishes for his directorial debut.
Manoj Bharathiraja also said that G V Prakash’s songs and background score will play an important role in this story which has got a huge scope for music.
Shooting of the film to be bankrolled by Director Suseenthiran’s Vennila Productions, marking the directorial debut of Manoj Bharathiraja and starring ‘Iyakkunar Imayam’ Bharathiraja in a key role will commence from the end of next month.