The theatrical rights of Kaththi is in huge demand. Many leading distributors and market leaders are in the race to acquire the rights of different regions. The latest to hear from our sources is that the Kerala rights have been sold to a veteran.
The distribution rights of the Kerala have been acquired by none
other than Shibu of Thameen Movies. It has been sold for a price,
which is expected to be profitable for both the parties. Shibu, who
had procured the Chennai rights of Vijay's Jilla recently, has distributed
many films of the Illayathalapathy earlier.
Meanwhile, the Trichy-Tanjore distribution rights of
Kaththi has been sold to T Siva. The negotiations for
other key regions are still on and the makers of the film are
expected to sell it very soon.
On the other end, the last phase of the shooting of
Kaththi is in progress. The filming is expected to
complete in the next seven days. AR Murugadoss has a tough task of
finishing the post-production works at the earliest as the film is
due for Diwali release.
Kaththi, which has Samantha and Neil Nitin Mukesh in the key roles, has Anirudh Ravichander's music and George C Williams' cinematography. The film is produced by Lyca productions.