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Seethakaathi Poster.jpg
Official First Look Poster
Directed by Balaji Tharaneetharan
Produced by Sudhan Sundaram
Umesh G.
Arun Vaidyanathan
Starring Vijay Sethupathi
Music by Govind Vasantha
Cinematography Saraskanth T. K.
Edited by R. Govindaraj
Country India
Language Tamil

Seethakaathi is an upcoming Tamil language Drama film written and directed by Balaji Tharaneetharan. Vijay Sethupathi in the lead. The film began production in April 2017.[1]It marks as his 25th Film



Following the success of Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom (2012), director Balaji Tharaneetharan began working on his next project titled Seethakaathi.[2] In an interview during January 2014, Balaji revealed that the film would be based on artists and would not be related to the tale of the philanthropist of the same name.[3][4] After postponing work on the film to complete the romantic comedy Oru Pakka Kathai (2017), Balaji revived Seethakaathi in April 2017 and announced that Vijay Sethupathi would portray the leading role.[5] Produced by Sudhan Sundaram, Umesh, Jayaram and Arun Vaidyanathan of Passion Studios, the film would mark the actor's 25th film.[6][7] After roping in Remya Nambeesan and Gayathrie, now the team has signed veteran director J.Mahendran whose recent work was Vijay's Theri (2016).[8]


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  2. ^ "Vijay Sethupathi's next film titled Seethakathi". Behindwoods. 2017-04-11. Retrieved 2017-04-18.
  3. ^ "All you want to know about Oru Pakka Kathai". Retrieved 19 April 2017.
  4. ^ "Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom fame Balaji Tharaneetharan's next titled Seethakathi". Retrieved 19 April 2017.
  5. ^ "Balaji Tharaneetharan Revives 'Seethakathi' With Vijay Sethupathi In The Lead -". 13 April 2017. Retrieved 19 April 2017.
  6. ^ "Reunion with Vijay Sethupathi beyond emotional connect: Balaji - Times of India". Retrieved 19 April 2017.
  7. ^ "Vijay Sethupathi is an actor in Seethakathi". 16 April 2017. Retrieved 19 April 2017.
  8. ^ "Vijay Sethupathi's 25th film gets one more big attraction". Top 10 Cinema. 2017-04-19. Retrieved 2017-04-19.