Ashwin Kakumanu, who was part of Gautham Menon’s Nadunisi Naigal and acted in films like Mankatha and 7Aum Arivu, plays the solo hero ‘Megha’ directed by Karthik Rishi who was a former associate of Subramaniyam Siva of Thiruda Thirudi fame. Megha is said to be a romantic thriller and newcomer Shrushti plays the heroine while while Jayaprakash, Ravi Prakash, Naren, Meera and Nithya make up the supporting cast.
Ashwin is playing a middle class city boy in this Chennai-based story and Maestro Ilayaraja is all set to charm one and all with his mellifluous music in Megha. The unit has been shooting on some live locations in Chennai for the film and the director says it’s a family entertainer. The shooting started in September and the filming is in its final stages now.
Ilaiyaraaja reportedly appreciated the director for the screenplay and has composed some extra ordinary numbers for the film. It is said that Raja himself has sung two songs in the film and Yuvan has rendered two songs.