Kathai Thiraikathai Vasanam Iyakkam

(U) (2014)


Audience Review


Release Date

15 Aug 2014

Kathai Thiraikathai Vasanam Iyakkam Story

Kathai Thiraikathai Vasanam Iyakkam is an tamil movie direction by Parthiban. The movie first look was announced on the stage of 100 years cinema clelebration.

The project stars an all new cast in the lead roles along with several experienced actors in cameo roles and becomes Parthiepan's first directorial film in which he does not feature.


The movie story is set in the Tamil cinema backdrop Tamizh (Santhosh Prathap), plays a youngster who wanted to be a film maker. He has a group of youngsters with the same motive and discusses lots of story lines for their feature film. This group also has a senior member Seenu (Thambi Ramaiah). 

This film doesn’t have any story, but it’s all about the passion of Tamizh to create a story for his feature film with an interesting climax, it can be also said as no climax. Deshika (Akhila Kishore) plays wife of Tamizh does a decent job and nothing worth to be mentioned.

Daksha wants to see Tamizh as a filmmaker but at the same time, she is also wary of reality of daily life. 

Will Tamizh and his team be able to find a story and script? is rest of the story to be watched in big screen.

The film, which has a tagline reading "a film without a story", began production in late 2013 and will release in 2014.

In February 2013, actor-director R. Parthiepan announced that he would write and direct his twelfth feature film and title it Kathai Thiraikathai Vasanam Iyakkam, noting that he would not act in the film unlike his previous ventures. The film began its shoot in December 2013 after Parthiepan had completed his acting assignments, with a schedule taking place in Chennai.

While newcomers were signed for the lead roles, several popular actors from the Tamil film industry were offered to play cameo roles in the film. Vijay Sethupathi first shot scenes for a day and did not take any remuneration for his participation and Parthiepan stated that Arya, Amala Paul, Nazriya Nazim and Prakash Raj were the other actors who had agreed to make cameo appearances. 

Amala Paul was subsequently requested to appear in an extended cameo role and agreed to continue filming for scenes in Coimbatore. She shot along with Arya, whose role was also extended. Nazriya meanwhile got engaged and backed out of all her projects she had accepted, including Kathai Thiraikathai Vasanam Iyakkam and instead Taapsee Pannu worked on the film for one day.

It was reported that Suriya and Dhanush were also approached which was not confirmed by the director, who instead informed that Vishal would act in a few scenes. One of the film's lead actresses was revealed to be Akhila Kishore, a model who had appeared in few Kannada films.

Alphons Joseph, Sharreth and Vijay Antony and S. Thaman. The title song by Alphons Joseph was released as a single track on 12 May 2014 at Suriyan FM, the full album was launched on 25 May 2014. Parthiepan had stated that Yuvan Shankar Raja had agreed to compose a song for the film and that actress Simran had recorded a song in April 2014.

The soundtrack album did not feature a song by neither artist, however. Actress Sneha too had recorded a song for the film, singing the pallavi and a charanam, but as she wasn't happy about the outcome, she suggested that a professional singer replace her.

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