Padai Veeran is an upcoming tamil film of Drama genre. Singer cum star actor Vijay yesudas and music director cum actor bharathiraja will be seen in one of the lead roles. Well known actor Akhil will play a supporting role. This movie is being touted as subject based on village in kambam and theni areas. Vijay wil be seen playing the role of young guy raised in village. Vijay Yesudas made his acting debut few years ago in Dhanush starrer movie name Maari. For this movie Vijay has totally transformed him into villager. In an Interview to TOI he said has done lot of homework to play this character etched out by director Dhana. He said that what attracted him was not that he was being portrayed as lead actor but movie being nice and different. He said this character demanded lot of work and he went all out to play the role.
Star cast of the Padai veeran
Vijay Yesudas is a mainstream playback singer and an occasional actor. He made his acting debut in film named Millennium stars. Vijay is a well-known face in South Indian Industry especially in Malyalam and Tamil films. As he is playing the role of the village raised youth in this movie he had to translate himself into new image as his original background is very much urban. His one of the famous role is of antagonist in the Tamil movie Maari.
Bharathiraja is mainly a director in the Tamil film Industy. He is very much a legend in his field as he has won six National awards, four Filmfare awards south and two Tamil Nadu state film awards. He was also honoured with Padma shri for his contribution to the film Industry. He has also done television in series like Thekkathi Ponnu, Appanum Aathaalum, Mudhal Mariyadhai.
Akhil is a Tamil film actor whom acted in movie like almiki, Nandhi, and SemmozhiyaanaThamizhMozhiyaam . Kalloori was his debut film. In this movie he will be seen playing a supporting role.
Crew of the Movie:
Mathivanan Rajendran is an Indin film actor, stage actor and media producer. He has played prominent roles in the movies like Mayakkam Enna, Sawaari, Andhra Mess, Kaneer Anjali. He has also produced movies like Black Sheep and Stray Stories.
Dhana use to be the assistant of the Vetren director Mani Ratnam and after being expelled out of his team, he himself turned director. Padai Veeran is his first project as a director. This is also his debut movie as a writer.
Music Director: Karthik Raja
Karthik Raja is a well-known music composer in Tamil film Industry. His debut film as a music composer was Alexander. He has composed music for many Tamil films. Karthik Raja is the eldest son of musician Maestro Ilaiyaraaja. He has given many chartbusters which include Ullaasam, Naam Iruvar Nammaku Iruvar, Kadhala Kadhala and Dumm Dumm Dumm among others. His debut film in hindi was Grahan which won him RD burman award for the new talent.
Padai Veeran is scheduled to release in December 2017. Exact date has not been announced yet.