Enable Javscript for better performance
Vijay Sethupathi makes his Kannada debut- Cinema express

Vijay Sethupathi makes his Kannada debut

Akhaada, titled Edaku in Tamil, is based on a true incident and will see Vijay Sethupathi playing a negative role.

   |   
Published: 06th July 2018

Akhaada, which stars Vasanth Vishnu in the lead, has been in the making for the last three-and-a-half years. The bilingual, directed by Shiva Ganesh, who previously directed the Kannada remake of Jigarthanda, is being made in Kannada and Tamil, and also stars Vijay Sethupathi. The actor signed this film much before he attained stardom. The team of the film, which was cleared by the censor board only last week, have begun their promotions. Vasanth Vishnu, who shared stills from the film, tells CE, "The shooting got stalled in between, and we also had to reshoot parts of the film with a new cast, because we couldn't get dates from the original cast. Vijay came on board when he was doing Sethupathi, and he completed shooting his portions before the delay." 

Akhaada, titled Edaku in Tamil, is based on a true incident and will see Vijay Sethupathi playing a negative role. "The bilingual will mark my debut in Kannada and Tamil," says Vasanth, adding, "We shot with film rolls rather than digital because the makers wanted to depict a period when social media was not in existence." 

The Kannada version is expected to hit the screens in August, followed by the Tamil version. Nayana plays the female lead, while music and cinematography are handled by Dharma Prakash and Shaman Mithru, respectively. 

Related Articles

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

Poll
TimeTravelFilmsinTamil

Which is your favourite time travel film in Tamil?

Result
Dikkiloona
24
Indru Netru Naalai
Trending