Kalidas Jayaram is the new addition to
the big list of star kids who made it into the silver screen.
Kalidas, who proved his mettle as a child artist, will make his
debut as lead actor with the upcoming Tamil movie Oru Pakka
The movie got officially launched by the South
Super star Kamal Hassan at an event conducted in
Chennai today. Along with Kalidas, his father, actor Jayaram was also
present at the event.
Kalidas made his acting debut with the
Malayalam movie Kochu Kochu Santhoshangal, directed by
Sathyan Anthikad. He won the Best Child Artist awards in National
Film Awards and Kerala State Film Awards, for his performance in
the movie Ente Veedu Appuvinteyum, directed by Sibi
Malayil. In both films, he played the on-screen son of his father
It was rumoured that Kalidas will be making
his debut in lead role with Aashiq Abu’s directorial venture; but
Aashiq brushed off the rumours by stating that he is not planning
to make a movie with Kalidas. It was also reported that director
Mani Ratnam has approached him with a movie offer; but the news
later revealed to be false.
Oru Pakka Kathai is directed by Balaji Tharaneetharan,
who rose to fame with his directorial debut Naduvula Konjam
Pakkatha Kaanom. Prem Kumar handles the cinematography.
Thaikkudam Bridge fame Govind Menon composes the music. Rest of the
cast and crew is yet to revealed. The movie is produced by K S
Sreenivasan, under the banner Vasan’s Visual Ventures.