A tale of crime and punishment in 'Muthunagaran'
PGV [ Thu, Aug 16, 2012 ]
- Director Ottapidaram K. Thirupathi's forthcoming movie 'Muthunagaram' is about life in Tuticorin or Thuthukudi, a southern coastal town famous for its pearls.
Viswa (who earlier appeared as Sathish in 'Oru Mazhai Naangu Saaral) and Asrikbanu are in the lead.
The film focuses on the victims of the town's own justice system for crimes. Elders of the town constitute a panchayat and meet when a crime is committed by anyone and mete out punishment. Viswa and his friends are accused of a crime not committed by them. The elders sit in judgment and award punishment to them without giving them a chance to be heard and to prove their innocence. As an expression of resentment, the boys commit a petty crime, albeit playfully. It lands them in serious trouble. How they manage to come out of it unscathed is the crux of the story.
A. Murugan produeces the film under the banner of L.A. Cine Arts.