The ifs and buts related to the title of Mani Ratnam's next has
finally come to an end. Well, the movie name is not
Pookadai as reported earlier but it is Kadal.
Kadal will be the launchpad of vetertan actor Karthik's
son Gautham. Pairing up with him in the film is Samantha, who is
much senior to the budding actor. The forthcoming movie also
features Arjun Sarja playing the central character in the movie.
Arvind Swamy and Lakshmi Manchu are also doing some important roles
Technically, like before, Mani Ratnam's trusted men AR Rahman
and Rajeev Menon are handing the music and cinematography
department, respectively. However, Kadal is said to be set
on the fishermen backdrop around Rameswaram.