Santhanam who had earlier teamed up with director Rajesh as a comedian has been signed to play the protagonist of Rajesh’s next. Director M.Rajesh is known for his movies like “Siva Manasula Sakthi, Oru Kal Oru Kannadi and Boss Engira Baskaran”. Of the six movies he has directed Rajesh had Santhanam as a comedian in five of his movies except the recent outing ‘Kadavul Irukkaan Kumaru’.
Santhanam and Rajesh seem to share a great chemistry which is evident from the success of their movies. Santhanam’s dialogues in Rajesh’s movies are considered cult references and are a rage among the youth of this generation.
While talking about the casting plans for the upcoming venture, Rajesh revealed that the female lead for Santhanam in the movie has not yet been finalized. According to Rajesh Santhanam who is mightily impressed with the script agreed to go on floors by the end of July or by the beginning of August.
Thenandal Films, the production house behind the upcoming biggies like Vijay 61 and Sangamithra has decided to produce the movie with Rajesh.
The comedian who had stopped playing supporting roles in the movies has got more than 3 movies lined up for release. Apart from playing the lead in Selvaraghavan’s romantic outing ‘Mannavan Vandhanadi’, he also has movies like ‘Server Sundaram’, ‘Odi Odi Uzhaikanum’ and ‘Sakka Podu Podu Raja’ lined up for release.