Vinnai Thaandi Varuvaaya ~ January 12

15 11 2009

After the stupendous success of the film Vaaranam Aayiram starring Surya, Sameera Reddy and others, Gautham Vasudev Menon is currently directing a breezy entertainer titled “Vinnai Thaandi Varuvaayaa” starring Silambarasan and Trisha in the lead.

The film which has been under production has been shot vtvextensively at Chennai, Kerala and Malta. With an urban look to it, the story is set between two young people who fall in love. The film is almost complete with some portions and the climax to be shot. The authenticity and mood of the film is maintained by shooting at some realistic ambience in and around Chennai and some picturesque locations at Allepey, Kerala.

A much awaited musical from the Oscar Award Winning Composer A R Rahman, the film is sure to churn out some magic in its own special way, rendering some unforgettable and soulful numbers in the composer’s style, shot to the creative visuals of Director Gautham. The musical got a shot in the arm when Vinnai Thaandi Varuvaayaa’s music director A R Rahman was nominated for 3 Oscars and bagged two.

With five song situations in the film, three songs have been composed already, out of which two songs have been shot extensively in Malta at some virgin locations.

The song “Hosanaa”, sung by Vijay Prakash of “Jai Ho” fame, penned to the lyrics of Thamarai and a rap by Blaze is a sure hit among the young crowd for its peppy beats and stunning visuals shot by Manoj Paramahamsa at Malta corresponding to the stylized choreography by Flexy Stu of Adiye Kolluthey fame.“Omana Penne” written by Thamarai too and sung by A R Rahman himself, holds a style of its own in the way it has been sung and programmed.

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Chennayil Oru Mazhai Kaalam ~ Rahman’s Next

4 06 2008

A R Rahman composes for Gowtham Menon’s next flick Chennayil Oru Mazhai Kaalam. Being Harris Jayaraj as his favorite, its a surprise that why Gowtham switched to Rahman. When Gowtham Menon approached Rahman, the first question asked by Rahman was “You and Harris have been working together as a good team. It would be wrong , if that gets disturbed by me suddenly” Gowtham replied, ” No, its not like that. Harris is also busy with some other projects. So, he will not mistake me nor you for this”.This Gowtham made ARR accept this project Chennayil Oru Mazhaikaalam.

As the name suggests, movie would be an absolute chill for the teen. It is the love of teens coming all the way through love at first sight, readily approaching the Girl Friend then comes the First Kiss and so on. Four guys who are friends since their childhood and similarly there is also Four Girls.

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