This is the first time that Karthi is sporting a clean-shaven look in his films. Though Sai Pallavi was chosen for the lead female role, it is said that Mani Ratnam wanted someone who looked little older for the character and Aditi Rao Hydari was brought on board. The film marks her debut in Kollywood.
Kaatru Veliyidai (aka) Katru Veliyidai is a Tamil action – romantic movie direction by Mani Ratnam. The movie has Karthi and Aditi Rao Hydari in the lead role. The movie is being produced by Mani Ratnam, under his own banner ‘Madras Talkies. The film will be dubbed in Telugu language titled Duet.
Oscar winning Isai Puyal AR Rahman composes music for this movie, while Vairamuthu and Madhan Karky writes lyrics for the songs. The first look of the most awaited film Kaatru Veliyidai was released on July 7th, 2016. Directed by Mani Ratnam, the film stars Aditi Rao Hydari and Karthi in the lead roles.
The movie has been in news ever since it was first announced and the first look has hit the right chord. On the first poster of the film, Aditi looks adorable caught in an embrace with south star Karthi. It’s just a glimpse of what this Magnum opus will be bringing to the audience. The first look of Kaatru Veliyidai was released on Jan 26, 2017 and the movie scheduled to release on April 7, 2017.