Cashing in on the latest ‘Nithyananda scandal’ is ‘Guru Sishyan’, a film directed by Shakthi Chidambaram with Sundar C and Sathyaraj in lead roles.Real life incidents and controversies occupying a place in films is nothing new in Kollywood.
According to sources, some new scenes, taking a comical dig at the issue, were shot and added to the movie, which is expected to hit screens soon. “Those scenes would tickle the funny bones of the audience to a great extent,” sources add.
However, Shakthi Chidambaram has denied that they had made a spoof on the infamous issue. “It is true that ‘Guru Sishyan’ has scenes on fake godmen. But they were not inspired by the Nithyananda clippings. We had planned it much earlier.”
Produced by Shakthi Chidambaram himself, ‘Guru Sishyan’ brings together for the first time Sundar and Sathyaraj. Shruthi is playing the heroine while Santhanam is taking care of comedy portions, besides the two lead actors.
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