Naan Sigappu Manithan (NSM) starring Vishal Krishna and Lakshmi Menon is biggest release among the festival release this weekend. Like every year, this year, Tamil audience doesn't have too many choice of films for Tamil New Year as only three films are releasing. Apart from Vishal's film, small films Kandharvan and Andava Kapathu are hitting screens.
Now, let us look at the preview of the major release Naan Sigappu Manithan. Thiru, who has given hits like Samar and Theeratha Vilayattu Pillai to Vishal Krishna, has teamed up with him again. This time for a unique theme. The story based on narcolepsy is an action thriller jointly produced by UTV Motion Picture and Vishal Film Factory.
Attractions Of NSM
The film has drawn public attention with the trailer of the film. As the film shows a rare disease of narcolepsy, people are curiously looking forward to watch Naan Sigappu Manithan to know what it has to offer.
Vishal's lip-lock with Lakshmi Menon has garnered good publicity for Naan Sigappu Manithan. It has, indeed, attracted mass audience attention. But on the other end, it has cost the film 'U/A' certificate. Had the film got 'U' certificate, it would have been eligible for 30% entertainment tax exemption. The makers of the film wanted to delete the scene to bag a clean chit from Regional Censor Board, but reportedly the actor was adamant on having it as it is very important sequence. Continue reading the story...
Vishal's Last Success Worked Well For NSM
The main point that has worked for Naan Sigappu Manithan is the success of his previous film Pandia Nadu. It has made people wait for this flick to know what he has to offer this time.
GV Prakash's Music
GV Prakash Kumar's music has won audience hearts. 'Aadu machi' and 'Idhayam unnai theduthe' have become chartbusters.
All these factors have played major role in getting good pre-release business for Naan Sigappu Manithan. As a result, distribution rights of entire region of Tamil Nadu have been sold in advance to different parties. Even satellite rights of the film has generated a good revenue for the producers.
It is also evident with Naan Sigappu Manithan getting good response for its advance booking at various theatres in Chennai. The tickets are in demand and it is selling like hotcakes, say traders.
Cast: Vishal, Lakshmi Menon, Iniya, Saranya Ponvannan, Jayaprakash, Sunder Ramu, Jagan, Pyramid Natarajan, VIS Jayapalan and others.
Producer: UTV Motion Pictures/Vishal Film Factory
Music: GV Prakash Kumar
Cinematography: Richard M Nathan
Editing: Anthony L Ruben
Release Date: April 11