The Single track & Teaser Release of
Sri Ramanujar Tamil film ( A Biography of Ramanujar ) was held recently at a star hotel which was punctuated by the presence of the main cast and crew.
Datto Radharavi and veteran stage/screen actor Y. Gee. Mahendra and T. Krishhnan who has played the title role, spoke on the occasion.
In his speech, Y. Gee. Mahendra, the veteran of over 300 films deliberated in detail about the making of this biographical feature and how the screenplay has thrown light on the life and times of the great saint who had promulgated and propogated revolutionary thoughts and ideas.
He also mentioned about the richness and greatness of Ilaiyaraja’ s music and how he has scored tilting music for such similar mythological films in the past!
Y. Gee. Mahendra also mentioned about late A. P. Nagarajan, the brain behind such mythological and period ventures mentioning how this project will reflect the nuances of A. P. Nagarajan ‘ s mythological movies of the past. He also talked about his efforts in insisting that producer, T. Krishhnan to play the title role!
In his address, Radharavi mentioned his association and involvement with this project and the depth of the film’s script that has been translated effectively on the screen.
The fact that Late Sri. Kalaignar Karunanidhi ‘ s writing about Sri. Ramanujar and how it had impacted him.
He also mentioned about the inter connectivity of theism and atheism.
He also applauded Ilaiyaraja’s musical score.
While speaking on the occasion, producer cum lead actor, T. Krishhnan elaborated about his efforts in making his dream of doing this project successfully and the problems he faced in the process. He expressed his grievance regarding the lack of assistance from the Producers’ Council while he encountered issues. He also thanked all those who were primarily responsible in making this dream project come true.
He thanked Ilaiyaraja for his contribution for the film. He said that he will announce the Music Release of this film through another Press Meet and added that the function will be held at a Big Auditorium and be organized on a grand scale.
He expressed his trust in this project and assured of more to follow.
He also said that he was pretty sure that this film will be certainly received well at the box -office.
The cast includes Kotta Srinivasa Rao, Nizhalgal Ravi, Sriman, AnuKrishna, Gayathri, Sonia Sing Wala and others.
Ravi V. Chandar has directed the film.
Produced under the banner-Hyagreeva Arts
The film’s music has been scored by Ilaiyaraja