Wednesday, August 8, 2012


Director Bala’s surprise move

Director Sasikumar is busy shooting for Sundarapandian with Kumki’s female lead Lakshmi Menon. Sundarapandian, which has Director Sasi kumar and Lakshmi Menon playing the leads.The film is being directed by Sasikumar’s own assistant Prabhakaran. Recently, while the team was shooting for the film, they had a pleasant surprise.
Director Bala visited the sets of Sundarapandian and witnessed the shooting. He even praised the efforts of Sasikumar and director Prabhakaran. It was a pep-up for the team and they were all amazed to have had Bala on their sets.
The bond between Bala and Sasikumar dates long back. Sasikumar and Ameer worked as assistants to Bala in his Sethu starring Vikram. Later Sasikumar went on to assist Ameer in Mounam Pesiyadhe and Raam.


Paradesi is a film written, directed and produced by ace director Bala. 

Director Bala, who has given us films like Sethu, Nandha, Pithamagan, Naan Kadavul and Avan Ivan, brings to us his new film titled Paradesi. The film promises an unusual script in keeping with his usual style. 

Paradesi is based on certain real life experiences that occurred in the 1930s pre-independence India. Atharvaa Murali plays the protagonist, while Vedhika C Kumar and Dhanshikaa are the leading ladies in the film. 

Paradesi has been shot back-to-back in Salur and Manamadurai in Sivagangai district, in parts of Kerala- Munnar and Talaiyar and the forest areas of Kannakarai in Theni district. 

Director Bala comes together with a talented new team comprising: Music Director G V Prakash Kumar, Cinematographer Chezhiyan, acclaimed writer Nanjil Nadan penning the dialogues and Editor Kishore for the first time. 
It is noteworthy, that the entire shoot of Paradesi was completed in 90 days. The audio launch and trailer release of the film is being planned for the 19th of September in London. Paradesi will have a worldwide release in both Tamil and Telugu simultaneously in October, 2012. 

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