Oscar winning guitarist for Vazhakku Enn 18/9


PrasannaDirector Balaji Sakthivel’s upcoming Vazhakku Enn 18/9 is one of the awaited movies releasing this month. This drama thriller has cinematographer Vijay Milton going for a fresh look, handling the lens department. Joining him in the musical wing will be composer R Prasanna.

Prasanna who is a reputed guitarist holding special interest in carnatic music, has worked with maestros Ilayaraja and composer AR Rahman earlier. It is a lesser-known fact that the Oscar winning short film Smile Pinki did have Prasanna scoring the tunes. For Vazhakku Enn 18/9 he stumbled upon the brilliant idea of doing just one song, that too just vocal. There will be no instruments accompanying singer Karthik, who has sung the single number for Vazhakku Enn 18/9.Director Sakthivel has taken his own time, to deliver a full and final package for his latest. He auditioned 30 fresh faces to finalize on his favorite four namely, Urmi Mahantha, Murali, Manisha Yadav and Shri. Sakthivel says, “For me the screenplay is very important so I took a long time fine tuning my story and hence the delay.” Readers will be aware that Cinematographer Vijay Milton has made use of a special model still cam to make things look more interesting. Vazhakku Enn 18/9 hits theaters near you on April 27th, 2012.