Katha Nayagan (2017 film)

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Katha Nayagan
Kathanayagan Poster.jpg
Directed by Tha. Muruganantham
Produced by Vishnu Vishal
Rajini Natraj
Written by Tha. Muruganantham
Starring Vishnu Vishal
Catherine Tresa
Music by Sean Roldan
Cinematography J. Laxman
Edited by R. Sridharan
Distributed by Fox Star Studios
Release date
8 September 2017
Running time
116 minutes
Country India
Language Tamil

Katha Nayagan (English: Lead Hero) is a 2017 Indian Tamil romantic action comedy film written and directed by Tha. Muruganantham. Produced by Vishnu, the film also features him in the lead role alongside Catherine Tresa. 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 satellite rights of the film were sold to STAR Vijay.


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