South India’s top director Maniratnam always maintain utmost secrecy over his projects. So it is no wonder when nothing is revealed about his new venture ‘Kadal’ which marks the debut of Gautam and Tulasi. Though the film is nearing completion and is releasing in telugu simultaneously as Kadali in telugu nothing is out though the film’s poster is released. Even the lead pair is not revealed so far. While Gautam is the son of top Kollywood star Kartik, Tulasi is the younger daughter of Radha. Movie even features Arjun Sarja, Arvind Swamy and Lakshmi Manchu in important roles. Rahman is the music director.
According to insiders Kadal revolves around a Christian boy and a Brahmin girl who get trapped in the high seas. While love brews up between them, off shore huge communal violence sparks off with the lovers fearing for their life due to honor killing. What follows next will be unveiled by Maniratnam on silver screen.
The film has similarities of Karthik and Radha who made their debut with Alaigal Oyvathille directed by Bharati Raja. The film was about the love between a Christian girl and a Brahmin boy and had a poignant climax where in both of them relinquish their religions for their love. Buzz is Kadal’s climax will be just opposite to the above.