Gautham and Ilaiyaraaja off to London for NEP


Gautham Illayaraja

Director Gautham Menon’s Neethane En Ponvasantham (NEP) will be his first with maestro Ilaiyaraaja. The director has had a series of chartbusting hits, collaborating with musician Harris Jayaraj, as he steps up his act for NEP. Gautham and the maestro have now headed to London to record some of the songs for the film.

“I am off to record the songs with Raja. He is someone I’ve grown up listening to and I love his tunes. I am excited about working with him as it is a dream come true for me,” says Gautham.. He is honored to work with the composer and as a tribute had the teasers giving a peek-a-boo into some wonderful Ilaiyaraaja oldies that are still a hit with many. Infact Gautham himself sang the teasers numbers himself. The film starring actor Jeeva and Samantha in lead roles, will have cinematography handled by M. S. Prabhu and Anthony carrying out editing duties. The Telugu version of NEP is titled Yeto Vellipoyindhi Manasu and in Hindi, it’s Assi Nabbe Poore Sau, with Nani and Aditya Kapur playing the heroes respectively. Actress Samantha is the choice of heroine for all three versions. Hang on to Kollytalk as we bring you the latest updates from London on NEP.