|Directed by||Prashanth G Sekar|
|Written by||Prashanth G Sekar|
|Music by||Achu Rajamani|
|Edited by||Prasanna GK|
Yaanum Theeyavan (lit. I am bad, too) is an Indian Tamil action crime thriller film written and directed by debut director Prashanth G Sekar. The film is based on a number of true events collectively. Prashanth G Sekar is a former assistant director of Director Hari in Singam II and Director Vignesh Shivan in the film Podaa Podi. The casting of the movie includes Ashwin Jerome who is a trained actor, Varsha and Raju Sundaram in primary roles. The Cinematography of the movie is done by Shreyaas Krishna who also did it for Jil Jung Juk. Music is taken care of by the ace music director Achu Rajamani. This movie is touted to be an Action Thriller and is expected to hit the screens by June 2017.
This movie claims to represent a number of true events that have actually happened. Put together under one shell with imaginative screenplay and characters, the story revolves around 3 primary characters Michael (Ashwin Jerome), Soumya (Varsha) and Pasupathy (Raju Sundaram). The plot forms around how these 3 characters meet and what happens after their meeting. However the complete plot will be known only after the release of the movie.
- Ashwin Jerome as Michael (Mike)
- Varsha Bollamma as Soumya
- Raju Sundaram as Pasupathy
- Ponvannan as Jayaprakash
- VTV Ganesh as Sundaramurthi
- Santhana Bharathi as Sethuramalingam
- Jangiri Madhumitha as Madhu
- Arunraja Kamaraj as Arun
- Boys Rajan as Soumya's father
- Meera Krishnan as Soumya's mother
- L. Raja as Manimaran
- Madhan Kodees as Sada
- Pari Elavazhagan as Pipe Prakash
- Kaajal Pasupathi as Prostitute
- Hello Kandasamy as Sethuramalingam's assistant
After a lot of hunting for the roles of Pasupathy and Soumya, Raju Sundaram and Varsha were respectively fixed. The movie went on floors on 22 July 2015. It was shot extensively for two schedules from July till September 2015 in and around Chennai most of it in and around Chromepet. The shooting was wrapped up on 14 September 2015. The movie in total has 5 songs pictured. Lyricists Kabilan and Mani Amuthavan have penned two songs each and the composer Achu Rajamani himself has written a song. The movie is completely packed and ready for release. The movie will be released worldwide on June 30, 2017. It's reported that Raju Sundaram is playing as a serial killer in this flick.
- Nenjukkulle - Suchith Suresan
- Nila Nila - Jithin Raj, Swetha Menon
- Yaanum Theeyavan - Achu
- Aagaayame - Yaamini
The Hindu wrote "We expect this remarkably bland love story to turn into a thriller. But no such luck." Deccan chronicle wrote "The problem with the script is an ordinary story with underdeveloped characters. The director could have infused more thrilling elements to hold the tension. The movie had all the potential to become an engaging thriller had the director concentrated more on a coherent screenplay with solid writing."
- "Raju Sundaram is a serial killer in Yaanum Theeyavan". www.deccanchronicle.com/. 2017-06-25. Retrieved 2017-06-25.
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