Ajith Kumar's 50th movie Mangaatha went on to floors on
Wednesday (August 4) at AVM Rajeshwari theatre in Vadapalani,
Chennai. The muhurat was a low key affair as no top stars from the
Kollywood were invited for the function. Director Venkat Prabhu,
V.K. Rathinavel of Cloud Nine, SPB Charan and other technicans of
the film were present.
Actor Ajith's journey in film industry started exactly 18 years
ago (August 2, 1992) in the film Prema Pustakam. So the
movie bosses decided to launch Mangaatha on the same
The regular shooting of the film will start by this month and
the major part of the film will be shot in abroad. Telugu actors
Nagarjuna, Manchu Manoj Kumar are playing the key roles in the
film. But, they're yet to finalize the female lead and soon they
will announce, director Venkat Prabhu said. Earlier, Neetu
Chandra's and Lakshmi Rai's names were doing rounds for the female
lead in the film.
Dayanidhi Alagiri and Vivek Rathnavelu are jointly producing the
film under the Cloud Nine banner. Yuvan Shankar Raja is scoring the
music, Shakthi Saravanan is handling the camera, K. L. Praveen is
the editor and besides direction Venkat Prabhu has penned the
story, screenplay and dialogues for the film.