Saturday, July 28, 2007 The producer of Malayalam film Vande Mataram has taken the film away from the hand of debutant director Karthi and has handed it over to a Film Institute student Aravind. Karthi was initially given the movie to direct but then developed some issues with the producer Henry of Pankaj productions. The movie has Sneha and Mammootty in lead roles.
Owing to the differences with the director, the director decided to pull away from the project. The new director too is a first timer. Action king Arjun has a cameo in the movie. The films Tamil version is called Aruvadai. The music for the film will be composed by Vidyasagar.