Gnanakirukkan brings back versatile actor Daniel Balaji into the limelight once again. The actor, known for his anti-hero roles, dons the title role of Gnanakirukkan in the movie, the story of which is based on a real-life personality and incidents. Sendhi essays his wife.
While newcomer Jaga plays the hero, Archana Kavi who debuted w i t h Aravaan, and Sushmitha play the female leads.
“It has a different storyline and I have attempted a new dimension in narration,“ says Ilayadevan who has directed the film. An emotional song in Taj Noor’s composition was recently shot on Daniel Balaji and Sendhi at the real location of Enamkiliyur village in Thiruvarur district where the original incident happened.
“Hundreds of villagers who had gathered there to watch the shooting literally cried, reminiscing over the actual incident,“ revealed a unit hand. The audio release that took place recently in the city was attended by many film personalities like Bharathiraja, Parthiban and Selvamani along with the entire cast and crew of the film.