Sivakarthikeyan and Aishwarya Rajesh’s upcoming film with director Pandiraj, currently titled SK16, will release on September 27.
Sources close to the film confirmed the news and said an official announcement will be made soon.
The first schedule of shoot in Karaikudi wrapped up recently, and the team has started the second schedule in Theni. Sivakarthikeyan, who was in England to watch the world cup cricket match between India and Pakistan recently, is back in the country and has joined the shoot. The film was speculated to release during Pongal next year, but it seems like the makers will complete it before schedule.
Pitched as a rural family entertainer, the film reportedly stars Sivakarthikeyan as Aishwarya Rajesh’s brother and the story is said to be based on their relationship. Anu Emmanuel plays the lead opposite Sivakarthikeyan. Cinematographer Natty, directors Bharathirajaa and Samuthirakani will be seen in important roles. RK Suresh, Soori and Yogi Babu are also part of the cast.
D Imman is the music composer for the film, Nirav Shah is the cinematographer, Anthony Ruben is the editor and actor Veera Samar is the art director.
This is Pandiraj’s next after Kadaikutty Singam. The film is predominantly set in Karaikudi, and will now be out before Sivakarthikeyan’s sci-fi film Hero with director PS Mithran, which is reportedly scheduled for a Christmas release.
Meanwhile, director Vignesh Shivan has posted updates about SK17 on Instagram. He decided to travel to work on the script and said that the dialogues and screenplay are now complete. “I am fully in love with this story, and I’m all geared, loaded and ready to shoot SK17 very soon with my beloved team,” he said.
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#SK17 screenplay & dialogues locked ??? Have always felt that film scripts are like birds ? .. they have to be left freely so that they can fly & reach unknown boundaries too … but later have realised that few scripts are like birds ? , a few are like butterflies ? & a few are like dinosaurs ? better to get them locked so that they can be kept in control ? and don’t do much damage later ! ??? This one joins the latter category.. !!? All scripts are close to your heart… this one jus opened my heart ? ! Made me feel creatively alive , made me emote & think a lot of how scenarios in life can become in unbelievable yet possible situations … so the decision to travel and write this down in a few days was the plan .. but the time it has taken ???? ? LoL … unexpected but should admit it was the best few days of my life :)) starting from Cannes crossed many countries in these few days 🙂 Traveled in almost all possible means of transport .. ? ? ? ? ? ✈️ ? ? Accompanied by nature , its’ unimaginable patterns that accentuate ur brain & heart sooo much , (one must travel to believe this …) so many sunrises ?, sunsets .. waves , breeze .. different faces … smell … music .. different languages , culture .. sooo many unseen colours , unknown tastes , unique art & imaginations … things that happen everyday .. but to give the attention they all deserve , to see the right things – at the right the time , from the right place makes all the difference ! After all .., Life is all about collecting good memories & gathering nice experiences .. with that idea .. my intention is fulfilled & my expedition comes to a pause now 🙂 As I am fully in love wit this particular story am all upbeat about , am all geared , loaded & ready to shoot #SK17 very soon with my beloved team , all the experiences & positivity gathered from around the world ? Entering Chennai happily to plunge into a #BeastWorkMode ??? Cheers to #paris #Cannes #Nice #Montecarlo #cologne #dusseldorf #Athens #santorini #Mykonos #istanbul #dubai ? My team ?✍? @gnd_shyam @gautamgangadharan @senthillk7 ????
Aishwarya Rajesh, who was recently seen in Kanaa, has a number of films lined up for release including Dhruva Natchathiram, the Vada Chennai sequel, Mei, and the Telugu remake of Kanaa.
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