Server Sundaram (upcoming film)
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Anand Balki|
|Produced by||J. Selvakumar - Balachandar|
|Written by||Anand Balki|
|Music by||Santhosh Narayanan|
|Edited by||Praveen K. L.|
Kenanya Films & Miraacle Movies
|Distributed by||Kenanya Films & miraacle Movies|
Server Sundaram is an upcoming Indian Tamil-language action comedy film that was taken in parts of Colombo, Sri Lanka and Male, Maldives. It was directed by Anand Balki and produced by Selvakumar. The film features Santhanam and Vaibhavi Shandilya in the leading roles. Featuring music composed by Santhosh Narayanan, Server Sundaram began production in 2016 but has yet to see a theatrical release.
In December 2015, debutant director Anand Balki announced that he would be making a film with actor Santhanam in the lead role with Santhosh Narayanan as the music composer. Producer Selvakumar of Kenanya Films bought the rights of the title, Server Sundaram (1964) from AVM Productions and consulted the 1964 film's actor Nagesh's family, before announcing that Anand Balki's film would be titled the same. Subsequently, the team also chose to cast Nagesh's grandson, Bijesh, in a supporting role of a catering college student in the film.. Major portions of the film was shot in and around SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai.
For his role of a caterer in the film, Santhanam took training at a five-star restaurant and learnt skills from the restaurant's staff. The first look poster of the film was released on 20 January 2016 coinciding with Santhanam's birthday, while the makers revealed that project would be shot in Chennai, Goa and Dubai. In June 2016, the team shot a song with YouTube dancers Poonam and Priyanka Shah in Australia, alongside the lead actors. Filming ended by late October 2016.
The soundtrack of the movie is composed by Santhosh Narayanan. The film's soundtrack consists of five songs, four of which were written by Vivek Velmurugan of 36 Vayadhinile and Jil Jung Juk fame, while the fifth song "Kannaal Modhaadhey" was written by Muthamil of Enakkul Oruvan and Vikram Vedha fame.
|Soundtrack album by|
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
|Santhosh Narayanan chronology|
|1.||"Bro"||Vivek Velmurugan||Santhosh Narayanan|
|2.||"Nirkadhey"||Vivek Velmurugan||Ananthu, Vijay Narain, Santhosh Narayanan|
|3.||"Unave Marundhu"||Vivek Velmurugan||Ranjani-Gayatri|
|4.||"Gama Gama Samayal"||Vivek Velmurugan||Anthony Daasan, Santhosh Narayanan|
|5.||"Kannaal Modhaadhey"||Muthamil||Sid Sriram|
Server Sundaram was originally scheduled for 7 September 2017, before being re-scheduled for 29 September. After further delays, it was scheduled for 6 July 2018, before being further delayed.
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