Katha Nayagan (2017 film)

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Katha Nayagan
Kathanayagan Poster.jpg
Directed byTha. Muruganantham
Produced byVishnu Vishal
Rajini Natraj
Written byTha. Muruganantham
StarringVishnu Vishal
Catherine Tresa
Music bySean Roldan
CinematographyJ. Laxman
Edited byR. Sridharan
Distributed byFox Star Studios
Release date
8 September 2017
Running time
116 minutes

Katha Nayagan (English: Lead Hero) is a 2017 Indian Tamil romantic comedy film written and directed by Tha. Muruganantham. Produced by Vishnu, the film also features him in the lead role alongside Catherine Tresa, Anandaraj, and Soori. There is a guest appearance of Vijay Sethupathi in the film that makes it even more special for the audience. Featuring music composed by Sean Roldan, the venture began production in September 2016.[1] The film was released on 8 September 2017 and received mixed reviews from the film critics and audience.[2]



Vishnu announced the film in September 2016, revealing that he would produce and star in a comedy film directed by newcomer Muruganandham.[3] The film began later that month, with Soori also joining the cast and Sean Roldan signed on as the music composer.[4] Actress Catherine Tresa signed the film after her other film with Vishnu, Shankar Dayal's Veera Dheera Sooran, got shelved.[5] In early November 2016, Vishnu announced that the film would be titled Katha Nayagan.[6] Silambarasan has given an opening voice over in the film and whereas Vijay Sethupathi has done a guest appearance.[7]


The music was composed by Sean Roldan and released by Sony Music India.

Katha Nayagan
Soundtrack album by
Released8 Aug, 2017
LabelSony Music India
ProducerSean Roldan
Sean Roldan chronology
Neruppu Da
Katha Nayagan
Velaiyilla Pattathari 2
Track list
1."Kathanayagan The Hero"Sean RoldanSean Roldan2:41
2."On Nenappu"GKBAnirudh Ravichander3:13
3."Tappu Tippu"Tha. MurugananthamMukesh3:02
4."Sunday Na Bottle Edu"Ravi GRavi G3:15
5."Rise of a Hero" (Instrumental)  2:19
Total length:14:30


The satellite rights of the film were sold to STAR Vijay. Baradwaj Rangan of Film Companion wrote "Kathanayagan, directed by Tha. Muruganantham, is full of potential running gags that aren’t allowed to… run. Everything comes and goes. Nothing sticks."[8]


  1. ^ http://www.sify.com/movies/vishnu-vishal-will-continue-producing-crowd-pleasing-entertainers-news-tamil-qjmqdUijdcbag.html
  2. ^ http://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/tamil/kollywood-movie-review/kathanayagan-movie-review-vishnu-catherine-tresa-star-rating-4832886/
  3. ^ http://newstodaynet.com/entertainment/sean-roldan-work-vishnu-vishal%E2%80%99s-movie
  4. ^ http://www.indiaglitz.com/vishnu-vishalcatherine-tresa-untitled-tamil-movie-preview-21145.html
  5. ^ http://www.indiaglitz.com/soori-and-music-director-sean-roldon-in-vishnu-vishal-catherine-tresa-film-tamil-news-167683.html
  6. ^ http://www.behindwoods.com/tamil-movies-cinema-news-16/vishnu-vishals-next-film-has-been-titled-as-katha-nayagan.html
  7. ^ "A laugh-riot in the making". www.deccanchronicle.com/. 14 August 2017. Retrieved 14 August 2017.
  8. ^ https://www.filmcompanion.in/kathanayagan-movie-review/

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