Director Bakkiyaraj Kannan, finest recognized for helming Remo, is now developing with an actioner – Sulthan. Renowned Tamil manufacturing home Dream Warrior Pictures has bankrolled the challenge, with Karthi and Rashmika Mandanna within the lead roles. Sulthan, which is able to open in theatres on April 2, additionally stars Yogibabu, Napoleon, Ramachandra Raju of KGF fame in different pivotal roles.
Ahead of the movie’s launch, Bakkiyaraj Kannan interacted with the media. Excerpts:
Tell us about your skilled background?
I had labored within the route departments beneath Sundar C and Atlee for Kalakalappu and Raja Rani movies respectively. I made my directorial debut with Shiva Karthikeyan-starrer Remo. Sulthan is my second directorial challenge.
What is the essential plot line of Sulthan?
The movie depicts the journey of a hero with 100 men, who’re fairly opposite to his character. The relationship between the hero and the 100 men is an fascinating level within the movie to look out for. In Sulthan, Karthi performs the position of robotic engineer in Mumbai. To know the explanations behind why he lands in a village from Mumbai and what he has in retailer there, it’s best to watch the film.
What was the response of Karthi while you narrated him the story of Sulthan?
Karthi was tremendous excited after I narrated the storyline. In common, he accepts no story and not using a certain script. But, when he inexperienced lit to do my story by simply listening to the storyline, I thought of it as my first success.
What are the explanations behind deciding on Rashmika for the feminine lead position?
Sulthan marks the Tamil movie business debut of Rashmika. Even although it is her first Tamil challenge, she has good reputation in Tamil Nadu. Her Kannada hit Kirik Party, and songs had been tremendous hit right here.
Rashmika’s character within the film is a superb one certainly. She will probably be seen as a village belle who is well-educated and strives to assist others.
What is the position of Ramachandra Raju of KGF fame within the film?
We roped in him after watching his efficiency in KGF. He is an actor who can depict villainy with simply his look. He is enjoying one of the a number of villains in Sulthan.
Where did you shoot for the movie?
We shot the movie in Chennai, Pollachi, Dindigul. We additionally filmed the challenge in Palakkad for 3 days.
Do you watch Telugu movies?
I’m a giant fan of SS Rajamouli and have watched Baahubali many occasions. I just like the business contact in Telugu movies.