Priyamani teams up with VishalJun 21, 2007 PVS
Priyamani, who played the heroine opposite Surya's brother Karthi in the box office hit "Paruthiveeran", has now teamed up with Vishal in "Malaikottai" being directed by G. Bhupathipandian and produced by T. Ajaikumar under the banner of Lakshmi Productions.
This is the first film in which Priyamani and Vishal are featured together. The shooting of "Malaikottai" started in Chennai in May last and is scheduled to be completed in next month. Tiruchi, Kumbakonam, Pattishwaram, Tiruvaiyaru and Pattukottai are among other places where the film is being shot.
The cast includes Ashishvidyarthi, Devaraj, Ajai, G.M. Kumar, Ponnambalam, Mayisamy, Manobala, "Kadal" Dandapani, Azhagu, Jayasurya, Urvasi, Nirosha and Arthi.
The story is that the hero is forced by circumstances to stay in Tiruchi for a month. During this period he meets a girl. It is love at first sight. When the hero is about to express his love to her, the girl gets into serious trouble. Holding himself responsible for the sad plight of the girl, he puts aside his love for her and rescues her.
Sources say it is a big-budget film and will be a mass entertainer. Bhupathipandian, who has directed Vishal-starrer "Devathaiyai Kanden" and "Thiruvilayadal", has written the story and screenplay for "Malaikottai", besides directing it.
Ajaikumar, who produces the film on behalf of Lakshmi Productions, has to his credit Vikram-starrer "Dhil" and "Arul", Vijay-starrer "Youth", Srikanth-starrer "Jhute" and Jayam-Trisha's "Unakkum Enakkum". S Vaithi is the cinematographer, while Mani Sharma is the music director for the new film. The team includes G. Sasikumar (editing), Kanal Kannan (stunt), Kalyan Shobi (dance director) and Na.Muthukumar and Yugabharathi (lyrics).
Priya Mani Pictures