Photos from the sets of the films have got people excited for the movie, as it features actors Mani Ratnam has never worked with.
While little is known about what the film is about and the characters in it, photos from the sets shared by members of the team show that it’s a serious drama with Jyothika playing an important role.
— Kaushik LM (@LMKMovieManiac) May 13, 2018
STR, often called Simbu, features in an important role as well.
— Simbu Talkies (@SimbuTalkies) May 13, 2018
Mani Ratnam at the film’s shooting spot.
— Cinema Tweetz (@CinemaTweetz) May 14, 2018
— SantoshSivanASC. ISC (@santoshsivan) May 13, 2018
Aishwarya Rajesh, who is collaborating with Mani Ratnam for the first time, is expected to play a very different role.
The 👌generously Talented Aishwarya in CCV pic.twitter.com/spMozsaloR
— SantoshSivanASC. ISC (@santoshsivan) May 11, 2018
There is a lot of bonhomie on the sets of the film, too, with STR and Arun Vijay bonding a lot.
Nothing has changed in this young man i have known all these years.. always a champ. Kind at heart and a power performer. Keep the happy spirit in u alive always Simbu.There is no looking back from now on in all your future endeavours! Keep riding high brother.. #CCV #STR pic.twitter.com/3a88qYAAXv
— ArunVijay (@arunvijayno1) May 6, 2018
Arvind Swami, who is collaborating with Mani Ratnam for the sixth time, finished shooting for his portions earlier this month. He had thanked the director on Twitter and assured fans that the film is something to look forward to.
Just Finished my work in Chekka Chivandha Vaanam. As always it was a privilege to work with Mani Sir, @santoshsivan, and the whole crew. #CCV will be special, can feel it. Now for a days rest and then start promotions for Bhaskar oru Rascal releasing on May11th.
— arvind swami (@thearvindswami) May 6, 2018
Santhosh Sivan, who has been collaborating with the filmmaker for years now, has been regularly updating everybody with photos. Vijay Sethupathi, who joined the film’s sets last month, is playing a crucial character too.
The Foursome in CCV pic.twitter.com/OKOupz6y84
— SantoshSivanASC. ISC (@santoshsivan) April 30, 2018
The music will be composed by AR Rahman and lyrics by Vairamuthu. After Kaatru Veliyidai, this is Mani Ratnam’s first film and is slated for a release sometime this year.