“Gautham Menon Wanted Me to Do It”

“Gautham Menon Wanted Me to Do It”

News 2-Nov-2012 2:55 PM IST Top 10 Cinema Comments

Thanga Meengal, produced by Gautham Menon under his banner Photon Kathas and directed by Ram of Kattradhu Thamizh, is nearing completion. The film revolves around a doting father and his 9-year-old daughter, says the film’s director. Ram plays the affectionate father in this flick which he vouches is based on ‘real life experiences.’

The director says that producer-director Gautham Menon watched the film’s rushes recently and was so moved by it. Ram added that he came up with such a film solely due to the support extended by the producer. The role of the 9-year-old daughter is played by Sadhana and in order to make this film more realistic, it has been shot for three years just to show the phases of this character’s growth, Ram says.

On turning an actor with Thanga Meengal, Ram says that it was Gautham’s idea that he does the role. Rohini plays the mother while Karunaas as handled the comedy, he added.

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