Tamil film ‘Uma Maheswaram’ which introduces Miss India Parvathy Omanakuttan to Kollywood is directed by Nithin Ramakrishnan a new face in the direction field is raising expectations. Uma Maheswaram’ is the first flm for the 21 years old Nithin Ramakrishnan
Nithin Ramakrishnan had started direction in Malayalam,with the film ‘Apoorva’ just when he finished his schooling and was a first year law student at the Government Law College, Thrissur. Nithin likes Bharathanatyam. So he has ventured to do a film about Bharathanatyam in classical literature.
‘Uma Maheswaram’ is too about the classical dance and Parvathy Omanakuttan who is an accomplished dancer performs the lead role. The script also has an important character that of the guru to the leading dancer played by Parvathy. The Uma Maheswaram creative team has approached Simran to play the guru. But they were knocked down by the exorbitant price tag Simran quoted for the film, and were asked to wait for two weeks to hear one final word from Simran. That word not forthcoming ‘Uma Maheswaram’ creative team after much deliberation is in talks with Nadhiya.
Simran who is constructing luxurious preview theatre and a dubbing studio in chennai is also working on her first production venture which will be a television serial,Now the latest news is she is into buying prime time slots in a popular television channel and for her searial has also ropped in Kasturi to play the lead.