Ace filmmaker Mani Ratnam's Kadal took off without much
hype yesterday. He has started the shooting of the upcoming Tamil
film in Manapad, a fishery coast between Tuticorin and Tiruchendur.
Kadal, as the title suggests, is set at the backdrop of
a sea. Keeping the fishermen issue as the subject, Mani Ratnam has
penned a romantic tale set in the coastal region. He has roped in
veteran actor Karthik's son Gautham and hot and happening Samantha
to play the leads. Arjun Sarja, Arvind Swamy and Lakshmi Manchu are
also doing some important roles in the forthcoming Tamil movie.
Talking about the shoots, actress Lakshmi Manchu said, “Cuts,
bruises, sprains, scratches and sun burn... Yep, I am shooting for
a Mani Ratnam film :) life is delicious.”
Mani Ratnam's trusted men AR Rahman and Rajeev Menon are
handling the music and cinematography department respectively in