Kaithi (2019 film)
|Directed by||Lokesh Kanagaraj|
|Produced by||S. R. Prakashbabu|
S. R. Prabhu
|Written by||Lokesh Kanagaraj|
|Music by||Sam C. S.|
|Cinematography||K. U. Mohanan|
|Edited by||Philomin Raj|
Kaithi (transl. Prisoner) is an upcoming Indian Tamil-language action thriller film written and directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj. The film stars Karthi, Narain and George Maryan. It is produced by S.R. Prakashbabu and S. R. Prabhu under the banner Dream Warrior Pictures and co-produced by Tiruppur Vivek under the banner Vivekananda Pictures. The film's soundtrack was composed by Sam C. S.; Philomin Raj handled the editing, while K. U. Mohanan was the cinematographer.
Principal photography for Kaithi commenced in December 2018.
The announcement of this film was revealed around 12 December 2018 and the filming began around late December 2018. The film marks the second film for director Lokesh after previously directing Maanagaram in 2017. The filmmakers revealed that the film does not have a female lead with Karthi signed in to play the role of a prisoner which the title of the film itself reveals. The portions of the film were shot around Chennai and in Tirunelveli. The first look poster of the film was unveiled on 6 March 2019.
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