Anna Ben, Soori film titled Kottukkaali
The film is directed by Koozhangal fame PS Vinothraj
We had told you that Anna Ben and Soori are playing the leads in Koozhangal fame director PS Vinothraj's next. Now the title of the film has been revealed as Kottukkaali. Sivakarthikeyan Productions is backing the film in association with The Little Wave Productions.
It may be noted that PS Vinothraj's Koozhangal (2021) was India's official entry to the Oscars. It also won the IFFR Tiger Award in 2021.
About Kottukkaali, co-producer Kalai Arasu says, "The film is a drama about humans and their emotions. We want to keep the film's exact plot under wraps for a while."
Kottukkaali marks Soori's second film as a lead, as he debuts as a lead with Vetrimaaran's Viduthalai. For Anna Ben, the film will mark her debut in the Tamil film industry. Kalai Arasu adds that Kottukkaali's script demanded actors like Soori and Anna Ben.
Sharing an update about the film's progress, he says, "The first schedule is currently on and the film is being shot in and around Madurai."
The film's title, Kottukkaali is a rare word. Explaining the meaning behind it, Kalai says, "Kottukkaali is a colloquial term used for both endearment and reprimand." About the roosters in the first-look poster, he shares, "The rooster is like a character in Kottukkaali. It acts as a catalyst in the screenplay."
Kottukkaali's technical team includes cinematographer B Sakthivel and editor Ganesh Siva.