Kadali directed and produced by Mani Ratnam features newcomers in the lead roles. The director launches both Gautham Karthik, son of actor Karthik, and Thulasi Nair, daughter of Radha. The film also features Pasupathy, Lal, Thambi Ramaiah and Lakshmi Manchu in the supporting cast.
The plot of the film revolves around life of Christian fishermen from rameshwaram who instil the fact that how faith can sometimes lead to the triumph of humanity. At first Samantha was roped for the female Music and background score longest running music director-filmmaker combination, for nearly 20 years. Kadali is all set to hit the big screen on February 1.