Mani Ratnam and Rajiv Menon join hands


Mani Ratnam and Bombay fame Rajiv Menon join hands

The scenes of 1995 politically themed flick Bombay are vividly etched in the minds of Kollywood cine lovers till date, all courtesy – the lensman Rajiv Menon and yes of course maestro AR Rahman who contributed some wonderful music to the landmark flick. Rajiv a wonderful cinematographer has spelt magic on screen working with veteran director Mani Ratnam in Bombay and later being applauded for his work in 2007 movie Guru. Now the magical duo rather trio will come together in another Mani Ratnam flick.

As we had earlier reported Mani will also have Isai Puyal AR Rahman composing the musical score for the upcoming movie which marks the entry of actor Karthik’s son Gautham as a hero alongside a debutant heroine. Mani has reportedly finalized a fishing village in Kanyakumari and a spot in the coastal port of Vizhinjam in Thiruvananthapuram, just 3 km away from the famous Kovalam beach to can the shoots. The veteran director will have scriptwriter Jaya Mohan to pen the scenes for his new movie expected in the likes of his dramatic 2002 blockbuster hit Kannathil Muthamittal. Jaya has neatly dealt with the issue of the Indian fishermen in Tamil Nadu, as he throws light on the issue regarding the Sri Lankan navy’s dirty act. “The film will be a big budget one. It will have a panoramic vision and lots of aerial shots to capture the mood of the coastal areas and the sea”, reports a close source.

The movie kick starts this September in God’s own country- Kerala as soon as the torrential rains fade away. Wohooo!!!