Tamil director Selvaraghavan has turned actor in the upcoming film Saani Kaayidham, which will also have Keerthy Suresh in the lead. Skipping a theatrical release, the film will premiere directly on Amazon Prime Videos on May 6th, 2022. Saani Kaayidham, directed by Arun Matheswaran, brings the promise of being a revenge crime thriller that will keep you hooked.
The story is of a generational curse coming true when injustice is inflicted upon Ponni (played by Keerthy Suresh) and her family. As seen in the teaser promo, she seeks vengeance along with Sangaiah (played by Selvaraghavan), with whom she shares a bitter past.
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“I enjoy telling conventional stories in unconventional formats, bringing raw and edgy elements. Here’s a gritty action drama woven around the theme of revenge; a story about a woman who is on a mission to seek vengeance,” says Arun Matheswaran. “Every story has an audience and I am thrilled that through the reach of Amazon Prime Video I can take Saani Kaayidham to a global audience across 240 countries and territories,” he adds.
“Saani Kaayidham is gripping and heart-wrenching in equal measure, and Arun Matheswaran has done a fantastic job in capturing the essence of the strength of a woman who is seeking justice. Both Keerthy Suresh and Selvaraghavan have given exceedingly brilliant and power-packed performances that will enhance the story’s appeal,” said Siddharth Ravipati, the creative producer of the film.
Saani Kaayidham is based on a real-life incident and is billed as a revenge action-drama set in the 1980s. Keerthy Suresh and Selvaraghavan are said to play siblings film. It also stars Lizzie Antony in a key role. Arun Matheswaran is said to have done a fantastic job in capturing the essence of the strength of a woman who is seeking justice.
Produced by Seven Screen Entertainment, the film will have Yuvan Shankar Raja composing the music. Yamini Yagnamurthy, who worked in Vaanum Kottatum is the cinematographer. Editor Nagooran and art director Ramu Thangaraj are also part of the technical crew.
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