Actor Shankar who donned the lead role in the yesteryear super hit film Oruthalai Ragam is now directing a Tamil film titled Manal Nagaram. M I Vasanthakumar is producing this film under the banner T K M Associates.
Prajin Padmanabhan, Jaise Jose, Tejaswini Prakash and Gowtham are starring in this film. Varuna Shetty who hails from Dubai is debuting as heroine through this film. Murali Raman has penned the story while Sridhar is handling the camera. Screenplay has been written by M I Vasanth. Renil Gowtham is composing the music.
Shankar while speaking about this film said, “I have acted in 225 films in Tamil and Malayalam. I have directed films Virus and Keralotsavam 2009. Now I am directing a Tamil film titled Manal Nagaram.
This film is about the people who migrate to Arabian countries in seek of job and their sufferings they undergo. I think that this will be the first Indian film that has been shot in Arabian countries for 50 days. I have also donned a role in this film.”