Mani Ratnam signs Pasupathy and Lal for Pookkadai

Pookkadai the much awaited movie from the duo of Director Mani Ratnam and Ar Rahman has got some fresh new additions.Actors Pasupathi and Lal are the latest entrants to the Pookkadai team. The movie will focus on the burning issue of Tamil Nadu fisherman in Southern coasts with the director going on a hunt for locations earlier.

Actor Pasupathy who had to halt his Malayalam flick “Bus Number 66 Madurai”. shoots owing to protests regarding the Mullai Periyar Dam is happy to land a role in Pookkadai.His role will be a small one compared to that of the Mollywood actor Lal’s.They will join an interesting cast including actor Arjun, debutant Karthik and the hot looking Lakshmi Manchu.Composer AR Rahman has composed a lilting melody number, with lyricist Vairamuthu showering praises on hearing the results earlier.However the leading lady for Pookkadai is yet to be confirmed as we track the latest for you on this project.

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