All set to make history, Sundar C’s next directorial venture ‘Sangamithra’ starring Jayam Ravi and Arya as warriors and Shruti Haasan essaying the title character of a strong and stunning warrior princess, set in the 8th century AD – will be formally announced at the Opening Night of this year’s Cannes Film Festival on May 18, 2017.
Present and walking the red carpet on the Cannes opening night, alongside director Sundar C, will be his leading cast Shruti, Jayam and Arya along with the producers Narayanan Ramasamy and Hema Rukmani from Thenandal Studios and production designer Sabu Cyril post his Bahubali stint.
Produced by Thenandal Studios started by Late Mr Ramnarayanan in 1976, this will be Thenandal’s biggest film to date
Talking about her debut at Cannes with ‘Sangamithra’, actress Shruti said:
“I’m so happy to be taking our film Sangamithra to an international audience via such a prestigious platform like the Cannes Film Festival. We know that this is a story which will find a great connect with national and international viewers and we are so happy to have them as part of our journey right from the beginning.”
Sundar C said: “It’s an honour to be unveiling Sangamithra at the prestigious Cannes film festival with my producers Thenandal Studios and my entire cast – Ravi, Arya and Shruti. I am very happy that Sabu (Cyril) sir will also be joining us. This is the most challenging and special project in my career.”
Speaking further about taking Sangamithra to Cannes, actor Jayam Ravi said:
“I am very happy that our film is getting unveiled at the prestigious Cannes film festival. It’s a very special project and we all are looking forward to it. This is going to be a challenging journey! I thank Thenandal studios and Sundar sir for this superb project and opportunity”.