Viswaroopam in South Africa by Kavin Media

25-1359093538-vish-kamal-01The wait is over.  South African fans will have the chance to catch the much awaited Viswaroopam at Ster Kinekor theatres from 22nd February, 2013.  Rights to the movie have been acquired by Kavin Media.

Kamal Hassan’s biggest-ever film Viswaroopam, which has been delayed for one or the other reason, has seen the light of day in foreign countries but not in Tamil Nadu and some other Southern states as the High Court has stayed the release after several Muslim groups raised objection.

After a gap of three years, Kamal Hassan is back with Viswaroopam, which is written, directed and produced by himself. The film was supposed to be directed by Selvaraghavan but as the director walked out of the film due to other commitments, Kamal took the responsibility of directing the film.

The film is simultaneously made in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi. It is made with the budget of Rs 95 crore, which is the second highest budget Tamil film after Rajinikanth’s blockbuster Endhiran. What does the multilingual action-thriller has to offer?


Directed: Kamal Haasan

Produced: Prasad V. Potluri, Chandra Haasan, Kamal Haasan
Story and Screenplay: Kamal Haasan
Cast:Kamal Haasan, Pooja Kumar, Rahul Bose, Andrea Jeremiah, Jaideep Ahlawat
Music: Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy

From the beginning of his directorial career, he has made his audience struck to their seats by his creative scripts. With the great acting talent he has got, one national award cannot compliment him. Let it be Hey Ram or Anbe Sivam, both were best with the plot and of course they carried a unique message. Dhasavatharam was technically sound.Manmadhan Ambu was a mixture of emotions, sometimes his other casual movies likePanchathanthiram made audience laugh till their ribs crack. Put together, he is natural, no matter how complicated his stories are, but he and is direction is very natural.

Now, the eminent actor or rather Ulaga Nayagan Kamal Hassan is back with Vishwaroopamto rock his audience.

Vishwaroopam is a terrorism based thriller movie where Kamal Hassan plays the role of an Afghan Mujahedeen. The movie is said to be taken around the budget of 150 Cr and a special set was put in Chennai to depict Afghanistan, its valleys, the mountains andtheir houses where the first schedule took place. The second schedule will be held in Jordan, and this is going to be the first Tamil movie to be held in Jordan.

The female lead is played by Pooja Kumar, a New-York based actor who also won the Miss India crown in USA. It is said that Bollywood actor Isha Sharvani and Andrea Jaremiah are playing quite an important role. Rahul Bose, a Bollywood actor plays the role of Baddie. New-York based Indian actor Samrat Chakrabarti and Jaideep Ahlawat play essential roles in the movie.

Kamal Hassan wrote the script and dialogues for Vishwaroopam. He distributed the dialogues including the Hindi script to all the important characters so that they do not miss anything on the spot. Now it is more evident that Ulga Nayagan prefers perfection. Vishwaroopam is shot in both Tamil and Hindi.

About Kavin Media:  Kavin Media services was established in 2012 as a media consultancy. Their core services include movie distribution in the region of tamil content.  Their past projects: Billa2, Maattrraan, Thuppakki, Viswaroopam & Kadal. 

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