Thambi Ramaiah's directorial comeback Raja Kili to star Samuthirakani
Raja Kili will mark Thambi Ramaiah's comeback as a director
Actor Samuthirakani plays the lead role in Thambi Ramaiah’s upcoming directorial Raja Kili. The makers officially launched the project with a pooja ceremony on Wednesday.
The film is produced by Suresh Kamatchi, who is known for bankrolling films like Maanaadu, Kangaroo and Miga Miga Avasaram.
Thambi Ramaiah and Samuthirakani have previously collaborated in films like Sattai, Appa and the recently released Vinodhaya Sitham. Raja Kili has Suveta Shrimpton and Miyashree Sowmya play the female lead actors.
Besides, the film also features MS Bhaskar, Pazha Karuppaiah, Ilavarasu, Aadukalam Naren, playback singer Krish, Praveen G, director Moorthy, Kumki Ashwin, Reshma, Vetri Kumaran, Kumki Dharani, Deepa, GP Muthu and Rahul Ji, among several others.
The film’s technical crew includes cinematographer Gopinath, art director Umesh J Kumar, music composer Dinesh, and editor Sudarsan. Thambi Ramaiah’s son Umapathy is co-directing the film.
Speaking about directing this film, Thambi Ramaiah says, “Since this movie is laced with lots of emotional love and is based on the biographical story of a man, I felt that directing it would be the right decision, and hence decided to make my directorial comeback. While walking out of the theatres, the movie will give a strong impression of having watched a man’s life journey."
Meanwhile, Raja Kili will mark Thambi Ramaiah's comeback as a director. He previously directed Manu Needhi (2000), Indiralohathil Na Azhagappan (2008) and Maniyaar Kudumban (2018).