|Directed by||G. Ramesh|
|Produced by||G. Soundian|
|Music by||Umar Ezhilan|
|Edited by||V. T. Vijayan-S. R. Ganesh Babu|
White Horse Productions
Kallattam ("Foul Play") is a 2016 Indian Tamil-language action film written and directed by G. Ramesh. The film features Nandha, Richard and Ilavarasu in the lead roles, while Sharika, Arthi and Baby Rethva Isvar play pivotal supporting roles. Featuring music composed by Umar Ezhilan, production for the film began in mid-2016.
- Nandha as Thamizh
- Richard as Mahendran
- Ilavarasu as Pazhani
- Usha Shree
- Baby Rethva Isvar
- Kumar Natarajan
The film was shot extensively in Chennai and Madurai, with Nandha revealing that he signed the film because of director G. Ramesh's credentials as a cinematographer. The film began production in mid-2016 and was shot within seventeen days.
The film had a theatrical release on 30 September 2016 and received mixed reviews. The critic from The New Indian Express wrote "what is appreciable is that the director has stayed focused on his plot", stating "there is no forced-in romantic angle nor is there a mundane comic track" and "another positive aspect of the film is its viewing time - It’s appreciable that the director has managed to limit his story-telling to just about 97 minutes", concluding that "Kallaattam is at the most a stepping stone for a debutant maker". The Deccan Chronicle wrote "Kallattam is very touching and emotive in parts", "but the plot meanders along aimlessly and the characters are very disjointed" and "one is rarely given a chance to get into the film and live the scenes as and when they develop".
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