Disney UTV to produce Tamil film Theeyaa Vela Seiyyanum Kumaru

MUMBAI: Disney UTV Studio has said that its next Tamil film would be titled Theeyaa Vela Seiyyanum Kumaru (Kumar! You‘ve Gotta Work Really Hard, Yaar!).

Written and directed by Sundar C who had earlier directed the studio‘s superhit Kalakalappu, the film stars popular south stars Siddharth, Santhanam, Hansika, Ganesh Venkatraman and many others. The shooting for the film is currently in progress and it is scheduled to release in June 2013.

Commented Disney UTV, Chief - South Business, Studios G. Dhananjayan, "Our association with Sundar C has been hugely successful with Kalakalappu in 2012 and we are glad to continue this with Vela Seiyyanum Kumaru this year.

Comedy films have found a wide audience in South with many recent successes and we are hopeful to create another good film in this genre. We are working towards an eclectic slate for this year and this project is yet another step in that direction."

Sundar C, known as a ‘Genius of Comedy‘ in South Cinema, is presenting Siddharth in an interesting lead role for the first time along with Comedy Super Star‘ Santhanam and one of the top actresses of South Hansika. Ganesh Venkatraman in a pivotal role adds strength to the cast of the film.

The film is to be shot at Kumbakonam, Hyderabad and Chennai.

While Settai will be UTV‘s first film in Tamil this year; it will release in April. It will be followed by Theeyaa Vela Seiyyanum Kumaru that is to open in June. This will be later followed by the Gaurav and Vikram Prabhu starrer Sigaram Thodu in December 2013.

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