Kiruthiga Udhayanidhi wife of Udhayanidhi Stalin will enter filmdom soon. Holding post as the Editor of a top lifestyle magazine, Kiruthiga has acquired the needed experience to make it as a director, shooting many short films. She recently visited her husbands Red Giant office, discussing her first directorial venture with the Red Giants chief.
The soon-to-be director however denies that things weren’t as easy as they appear to be, given the fact that Udhayanidhi simply owns one of Kollywood’s biggest production houses. Says Kiruthiga “Just because Udhay is my husband I was not given any leverage!” She had to sit through the usual procedure that is followed by any other aspiring director who wanted his/her movie to be signed up by the banner, and be promoted fiercely ensuring a blockbuster hit at hand. Impressed Udhayanidhi with her story, she is planning to rope in 2 big Kollywood stars to play top lead. Taking tips from assistant directors she is also working out an apt title for this debut release as a director. The film is a romantic comedy, and husband/Red Giant owner Udhayanidhi feels his wife will strike gold on first hit. She says “I have been writing since my college days. And, my ultimate aim was to make commercial films one day. I have also conceived a few ideas and have been working on a script for the last four months.” As producer Udhayanidhi marks his acting debut through OKOK and wife Kiruthiga turns director soon, the filmy couple does have fresh roles to live up to.