Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan's trilingual comedy Sabash Naidu has undergone lots of shuffling since it went on the floors. After director TK Rajeev Kumar exited the project following ill-health, the film's editor and cinematographer have been reportedly changed.
Rajeev was originally supposed to helm the project, which is
currently being made in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi.
"When Rajeev fell ill and was subsequently hospitalised, Kamal
took over the directorial responsibility. Few days after the team
started shooting in Los Angeles, editor James Joseph had to exit
the project to attend to his wife, who had met with an accident in
Kerala," a source from the film's unit told IANS.
The makers shot the entire first schedule without an
"After completing the US schedule, Kamal thought cinematographer
Jaya Krishna Gummadi too needs to be replaced. Kamal was unhappy
with the pace at which he was working and is currently on the
lookout for a suitable replacement," the source said.
Sabash Naidu is a spin-off based on the popular
character Balram Naidu, played by Kamal Haasan, in
The film also stars Shruti Haasan, Ramya Krishnan, Brahmanandam,
Saurabh Shukla and Roger Narayanan in important roles.