Samudram, an yet another film for
star-director K.S.Ravikumar under R.B. Choudri's Supergood Films. Samudram
is a village love story with usual family sentiments of Ravikumar.The
cast includes Saratkumar, Murali, Manoj, Abirami, Sindhu, Monal and
Manorama.It seems K.S.Ravikumar financed for the first schedule as the
producer was in financial crisis.R.B.Choudry himself announced this
in the cassette release function.
Maniratnam's next movie Manjal Kudai
portrays a story of an angry young man.Madhavan is going to play as
a troororist.Simran is the heroine and A.R.Rehman is the music director.
Since the success of Dheena, the director Murugadass
has got number of offers from different banners.The director has accepted
an offer from Oscar Films V. Ravichandran.With Vijayakanth as the hero,the
story is a mixture of action and sentiment.It seems the producer has
given full financial freedom to the director.
The remake of Kushi in Telugu has
done very well in Andhra Pradesh. Kushi is now getting ready for Hindi
too. Mumtaz, who has retained her role in Telugu continues to play in
Hindi as well.
The child artiste Swetha is bagging
lots of appreciation for her performance inthe movie Kutty. Critics
speculate that one more National Award is waiting for her.
As Anandam is doing very well at the
box office. it is expected that there will be lots of competition for
the rights in other languages. It seems Nagarjuna is very much interested
in the main role in Telugu.