If you think Walter Phillips is making his acting debut in Meendum Oru Kadhal Kadhai, which also stars Isha Talwar, think again, for the upcoming movie is his third outing, according to the actor.
In an interview to Deccan Chronicle, the young actor has
revealed that he played junior Prabhu in Jayam Ravi-Trisha starrer
On Isha Talwar
Talking about Isha Talwar, the film's lead actress, Walter has
said she was being very patient in spite of him going for many
re-takes.Isha is reprising her role from the
"Being the producer of the film, my dad Jayachandran also felt
that she (Isha) was down to earth and never threw any tantrums
demanding business class, a caravan, etc. Isha would travel with
On His Acting School
"In my acting school, they use a holistic approach and teach
silambam, folk dance, yoga and fights besides acting. It helped me
overcome the fear of being in front of a camera," he told the
Apart from the lead pair, Meendum Oru Kadhal Kadhai
also stars Arjunan, Thalaivasal Vijay, Vidyullekha Raman and
Sangili Murugan, Vanitha Krishnachandran and Manoj K Jayan among
While Vishnu Sharma has captured the film, Thiyagarajan has
edited it. Directed by Mithran Jawahar, Meendum Oru Kadhal
Kadhai has been bankrolled bySangili Murugan
underBlock Ticket Films.
After being postponed several times,Meendum Oru Kadhal
Kadhai will finally release tomorrow (August 26) in cinema
halls across Tamil Nadu. The film is expected to release in its
neighbouring states as well.
"I did a cameo role as junior Prabhu in Ravi's 'Unakkum Enakkum'
and a small role in 'Thirumanam Ennum Nikkah' when I was young.
Editor Mohan sir is our neighbour and through him, the role landed
in my lap," he told DC.
Walter Phillips will be playing the lead for the first time in
Meendum Oru Kadhal Kadhai, which is the remake of superhit
Malayalam movie Thattathin Marayathu.
On why he chose to remake Thattathin Marayathu, Walter
has said, "Malayalam films are closer to reality, and the
filmmakers there go for experimental genres, whereas in Tamil it is
mostly a commercial cocktail."
However, he is apprehensive about possible comparison between
him and Nivin Pauly, who had played the lead in the
"Though it is safe for me to act in a remake and debut as a soft
romantic hero, there's also the danger of comparison with Nivin
Pauly," he has said.
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