Laddu, a film on parenting
Guna Babu, who has previously appeared in character roles in films like Irumbuthirai, Tamizh Padam 2, Theeran Adhigaram Ondru, and Kaali plays the lead in the film.
Laddu, a new Tamil-Malayalam bilingual, directed by Vajravel Anand, went on floors recently in Chennai. The first-time filmmaker, who has worked as an editor to K Balachander, says that the film will be social drama, revolving around the life of a single father. "The plot is about a man bringing up his twin children after the death of his wife. I have narrated the problems he faces in the process, and the practical difficulties involved in parenting in an engaging way. The communication gap that exists between today's parents and children is also addressed," he adds.
Guna Babu, who has previously appeared in character roles in films like Irumbuthirai, Tamizh Padam 2, Theeran Adhigaram Ondru, and Kaali, stars as the father, while real-life twins, Visveshwaran and Vigneshwaran, play his children. Debutante Swetha has been signed to play the female lead
The film, with music by Rishal Sai, is planned to be shot in a single 35-day schedule in Chennai, Hogenakkal, and Thiruvanthapuram. Laddu is expected to hit theatres in July 2019.