Gautham Menon has recently completed the first schedule of
Nadunisi Naigal, a psychological thriller and will soon
kick-start the second schedule of Hindi remake of his very own
Vinnaithaandi Varuvaaya(VTV), which features Prateek
Babbar and Trisha in lead roles.
The filmmaker"s closer associates have said that Gautham's other
project Thuppariyum Anand will hit the floors by March
2011, soon after the release of Hindi VTV. A.R. Rahman
will be scoring music for this film and Manoj Paramahamsa handles
cinematography with Anthony on editing.
According to the sources, Thuppariyum Anand is based on
Tamil novel Thuppariyum Sambu that was written by Devan in the
early 20th century. Set in backdrops of 1930s, the book centers on
Devan, an ordinary clerk, who solves crime on fluke. The movie was
supposed to feature Ajith Kumar in lead role. But the duo parted
ways due to creative difference and Surya is reported have replaced
Apart from his own directorial, the filmmaker is busy producing
couple of films – Veppam and Azhagarsamiyin
Kudhirai. Veppam is directed by newcomer Manju, once an
associate of director Gautham Menon while Susindran handles
direction for Azhagarsamiyin Kudhirai.