Photon Kathaas

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Photon Kathaas Productions
Type Film production
Traded as PKP.L
Industry Motion picture
Headquarters Chennai, India
Key people Gautham Menon
Venky Somasundaram
Reshma Ghatala
Website http://www.photonkathaas.com

Photon Kathaas is an Indian film production company led by director Gautham Menon. It was established in 2010 by Menon along with Venky Somasundaram and Reshma Ghatala, who since work as the co-promoters.[1] Its name is derived from Gautham Menon's original company Photon Factory,[2] which had previously co-produced several of Menon's films like Vettaiyadu Vilayadu and Kaakha Kaakha, its Telugu remake Gharshana and Pachaikili Muthucharam.

Photon Kathaas's first venture has been Menon's psychological thriller Nadunisi Naaygal, co-produced with R. S. Infotainment.[2] The production house is currently involved in the making of films such as Veppam, Suseenthiran's Azhagarsamiyin Kudhirai and Ram's second directorial Thanga Meengal.[3] Furthermore, an audio label named Photon Kathaas Music was launched as a division of the company, with newcomer Vijay Ebenezer's Kanden becoming their first release.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Production[edit]

Year Film Director Cast Notes
2005 Vettaiyadu Vilayadu Gautham Menon Kamal Haasan, Jyothika
2011 Nadunisi Naaygal Gautham Menon [Veera], Sameera Reddy
2011 Veppam Anjana Ali Khan Nani, Karthik Kumar, Nithya Menon, Bindu Madhavi
2012 Ekk Deewana Tha Gautham Menon Prateik Babbar, Amy Jackson
2012 Neethane En Ponvasantham Gautham Menon Jiiva, Samantha
2012 Yeto Vellipoyindhi Manasu Gautham Menon Nani, Samantha
2013 Thanga Meengal Ram Ram
2013 Tamilselvanum Thaniyar Anjalum Prem Sai Jai, Yami Gautam Filming
2013 Courier Boy Kalyan Nitin, Yami Gautam Filming

Discography[edit]

Year Film Music Director Director Cast Notes
2011 Kandaen Vijay Ebenezer A. C. Mugil Shanthnoo Bhagyaraj, Rashmi Gautam
Veppam Joshua Sridhar Anjana Ali Khan Nani, Karthik Kumar, Nithya Menon, Bindu Madhavi

Distribution[edit]

Year Film Director Cast Notes
2011 The Adventures of Tintin Steven Spielberg Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis Only in Tamil Nadu

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vijay gifts cows - Rediff.com Movies". Rediff.com. 2010-11-08. Retrieved 2011-11-03. 
  2. ^ a b [1][dead link]
  3. ^ "Gautham Vasudev Menon - Behindwoods.com". Behindwoods.com. Retrieved 2011-11-03. 
  4. ^ T. Krithika Reddy (2011-02-12). "Arts / Cinema : …cause it's thriller night". The Hindu. Retrieved 2011-11-03. 
 5.  Photon Kathaas listed on London Stock Exchange as PKP.L