Onayum Aattukkuttiyum (Tamil: ஓநாயும் ஆட்டுக்குட்டியும், English: A Wolf and A Lamb) is an Tamil thriller film written, directed and produced by Mysskin. Sri of Vazhakku Enn 18/9 fame plays the lead and Mysskin also does a pivotal role in the film. Music is composed by Ilaiyaraaja. Filming began on 11th March 2013, the crew is currently shooting in and around Chennai city. There is no heroine or songs in this movie.
Onayum Attukuttiyum has two main characters that reminds us of wolf and lamb story.
Mysskin has penned the script based on this concept. The movie, which is strongly driven by the screenplay, is dark but keeps you hooked till the end. The story telling part is different and people would love it for sure. People have to note that there are no songs or heroine in Onayum Attukuttiyum. Well, the whole movie happens during one night. Medical student Chandran (Sri) founds an injured man, who was shot by bullets, on the streets.
He takes him to a hospital for the treatment where the authorities refuse to treat him. Little less he knew that the one incident would change his life forever. The next part is that fight between good versus bad and the director has tried to showcase the other side of the wolf. Well, the good man Chandran becomes a fearless man. How? You have to find it on-screen.
On 16 February 2013 Mysskin announced his new production company Lone Wolf Productions and two days later newspaper ads came out with the title of his new film, Onayum Aattukkuttiyum, and its design. The film was started with a pooja launch at the producer and directors office where only his close associates writer Prabanjan, artist Trotsky Maruthu, producer Mrs. Kameela Nasser and actor Selvah were present.
Young actor Sree of Vazhakku Enn 18/9 fame was roped in to do the lead. The shooting happened in and around Chennai. Most of the shooting was happening at night because the story is set against the backdrop of darkness.
In June 2013, a trailer of Onaiyum Aatukuttiyum was released on YouTube, Though Ilaiyaraaja was signed as the composer, the trailer had Austrian composer Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 5. The film will have no songs and Ilaiyaraaja after two decades will compose the BGM only for a film.
Earlier movie was set to be released on sept 20th then they changed the release 20th to 27th due to celebrations of 100th year in chennai.