Banner: Vasan Visual Ventures
Production: K.S. Srinivasan
Star-casts: Jeeva, Tapashree and many others
Music: S. Thamman
Cinematography: P.G. Muthaiah
Editing: V.T. Vijayan
Jeeva is doubtlessly one of the most favorite actors of Tamil film industry. He goes by the title of ‘Navarasa Nayagan’ as he delivers a powerful performance in any roles. Jeeva took a break from commercial films and proved him as a prodigious artist with some outstanding performance in ‘Ee’, ‘Ram’ and ‘Katradhu Tamizh’. Now he is back to pavilion with usual commercial entertainer and quite unusual scripts a well.
‘Vandhan Vendran’ could be considered as one of such illustrations in his career. Kannan, an associate of Manirathnam has already fetched good reviews for his previous films ‘Jayam Kondan’ and ‘Kanden Kadhalai’ and now ‘Vandhan Vendran’.
The film features Jeeva in the role of a professional boxer brimmed with his own aspiring dreams to achieve. But accomplishing one’s mission isn’t as easy as tasting a piece of cake. Says Kannan: ‘Imagine the case of bees that travels through many kilometers just for the sake of gathering quantity of one Kg Honey. So the amount of work and hardships faced by men and women would be gradually many times than the small creature.’
Telugu film industry’s most happening actress Tapashree makes her debut in Kollywood with this movie. Although she has already paired with Dhanush in ‘Aadukalam’, this will be her first release.
Kannan has erected some of the best sets that inspired him from his mentor Manirathnam’s films: Mumbai’s Dharavi slum set for the cost of Rs 1.5Crores and a bridge upon the river as it was in ‘Raavanan’.
For the first time, Kannan will join hands with Thamman and the most leading lyric writers Thamarai, Yugabharathy, Na Muthukumar, Kabilan and Gorky. Rests of the technical team are as same in Kannan’s previous films. P.V. Muthaiah is the cinematographer and V.T. Vijayan is editor.
Major portions of the film are being shot in Mumbai followed by Chennai and few village towns in Tamil Nadu.
More or less, the film’s concept is same as Manirathnam’s ‘Guru’.