Saturday, 19 October 2013

Vishnu joins Vijay Sethupathi on Thirupathi Brothers Upcoming project

Vishnu joins Vijay Sethupathi on Thirupathi Brothers  Upcoming project

TNN Oct 14, 2013, 02.43PM IST
Actor Vishnu Vishal is the latest to join Vijay Sethupathi in his next flick with Seenu Ramasamy titled 'Idam Porul Eval'. Produced by Lingusamy's Thirupathi brothers, the film is set to go on floors soon with Yuvan Shankar Raja scoring the music. While Vijay Sethupathi had worked with the director in 'Thenmerku Paruvakaatru', Vishnu had starrer in Seenu Ramasamy's 'Neerparavai'.
Excited about sharing the screen space with latest successul actor Vijay Sethupathi, Vishnu tweeted "Joining hands again with an important director Seenuramasamy for ' Idam Porul Eval' under the prestigious banner of Thirupathi brothers. Also going to share the screen space with one of my favorite actors Vijay Sethupathi. Shoot will start after Veera Dheera Soorangets over. And for the first ever time going to work under one of my favorite music director Yuvan Shanakar Raja. So excited and happy."

Red Dragon digital camera is to be used for the first time for a Tamil film - THE HINDU

The Tamil film industry has many firsts to its credit. The latest invention the Red Dragon digital camera is to be used for the first time for a Tamil film titled Suriya to be directed by Lingusamy. Celebrated cinematographer Santosh Sivan is to use it after which the camera is to be sent back to Hollywood to be used by popular filmmaker Ridley Scott. Lingusamy said that he was proud that his film was going to be shot first using the camera before others. “I have the best of technicians on board for this film — cameraman Santosh Sivan, music director Yuvan Shankar Raja and editor Antony. Suriya plays the lead, and Samantha, his lady love. The shooting for the film, to be released in May next year, commences on November 15.

Suriya-Lingusamy film will be the first in world to use Red Dragon Camera

Suriya-Lingusamy film will be the first in world to use Red Dragon Camera

Chennai,Oct 17 (TruthDive) : Creating a trenchant mark of technical bonanza in the world of cinematography, Santhosh Sivan holds a prominent position on the global maps for being the first Indian Cinematographer to have his name in American Society of Cinematography.
This morning, it was a splendid moment to witness yet another incredulous extravaganza as Tamil industry becomes the first to shoot a film with ‘Red Dragon Digital’ Camera in the world. The test shoot of Suriya-Lingusamy’s untitled project happened at Prasad Studio that was thronged by the most fascinating engineers of ‘Red Camera’ and ‘Angenieux Lens’.
Following this film, the camera will be used by chart-topping filmmaker of Hollywood, Ridley Scott and many others. This indeed is a great happening in 100 years of Indian Cinema, where Tamil industry will step ahead to the next level surpassing Hollywood.
“I want the technological advancement to first happen in Chennai and this is one such sign,” says cinematographer Santhosh Sivan as he cranked the test shoot featuring Suriya in colourful attires. “Although the visual medium remains the same, such advancements in camera results in enhancing the pictorial details”, tots up Santhosh Sivan, who is handling cinematography for this untitled film following the grand success of Vijay starrer ‘Thuppakki’.
Director Lingusamy is  super-excited about having a league of fantastic technicians and is spellbound to shoot this film with ‘Red Dragon’. Shedding light on the film, “I have been waiting for a very long time to make a film with Suriya. Post-Vettai, I spent a quality time in nurturing this project and crafted this script. In the recent times, there are lots of young filmmakers rocking in the industry. I have to prepare myself to compete with them. This film is yet to be titled and we have an excellent team of technicians. I have been an ardent fan of Santhosh Sivan from the time I watched his ‘Thalapathy’. Yuvan Shankar Raja scores music, Rajeevan is the art director and Anthony is editor. Brindha Saarathy pens dialogues. Samantha plays the female lead role.”
Suriya, who was sported hot and handsome with beard said, “I am really privileged to be a part of this project. I have been the visual magic of Santhosh Sivan sir from my childhood and I’m happy to be a part of this project. It gets me more excited, we are the first one to use ‘Red Dragon’ Camera in the entire world and world-famous filmmakers like Ridley Scott are going to use it.”
The film goes on  floors from November 15 and is scheduled for release in May 2013.
Cast and Crew
Banner: Tiruapthi Brothers
Production: Subash Chandra Bose
Direction: Lingusamy
Lead actors: Suriya, Samantha
Music: Yuvan Shankar Raja
Cinematography: Santhosh Sivan
Editing: Anthony
Art: Rajeevan
PRO: Johnson