Silambarasan and debutante Divyaspandana team together for the film, titled 'Kuthu', a remake of the highly successful Telugu film 'Dhil'. Produced by K C N Chandrasekhar-Durairaj for Deivanai Movies, the film is directed by A Venkatesh who had earlier directed 'Dhum', 'Mahaprabhu' and
The supporting cast includes Vijaykumar, Kalabhavan Mani, Kotta Srinivas Rao, Karunas, Suman Shetty, Besant Ravi, Ilavarasu, Livingston, Manorama, Aiswaria, Kuyili and Lari, a villain of Telugu films.
A song was picturised on the lead pair at Prasad Studios, where a lavish set, costing about Rs 10 lakh, was erected by art director Mohan Rajendran. The novelty in the song sequence is that as the
song dance number is on, a fight scene too has been incorporated in it.
With music by Srikant Deva,
cinematography is by Venkatesh. Yet another song was shot at Thirumayam Kottai, near Pollachi. Picturised on Ramya Krishnan, it was a sizzling dance number and it took three days to complete the song.
Silambarasan and Divyaspandana play college students in the film. Seeing the heroine teased and ragged mercilessly by some students, Simbu beats them up black and blue. The fight scene was shot at the SRM
College grounds, and it took 10 days to picturise it. Choreographing the fight was stunt master Super
The film has editing by V T Vijayan, dance
choreography by Kalyan, Brinda and Shivashankar, set design by Mohan Rajendran and cinematography by Venkatesh.
Published on 18th Feb, 2004