Director Ranjith has mentioned that his film Madras will speak about the entire lifestyle of the people living in North Chennai. Madras is a film which has Karthi and Catherine Teresa in the lead roles.
This film has been directed by Ranjith who had earlier directed the hit film Atta Kathy. This film which has been produced under the banner Studio Green has the music of Santhosh Narayanan. The audio CD of the film is being released today ( 23rd June).
Director Ranjith while speaking about the film said, “Madras speaks about the people and their lifestyle who live in North Chennai. Their lives, celebrations and politics are narrated in a pragmatic way in the film.
The real flesh and blood of these people are registered with reality. The film is not about an individual. This film registers about the people who live in a particular area. Karthi is a youngster who lives there. He will not be seen alone anywhere. He will be the lively character living with these people.”
The script was sent to Karthi for his opinion and after going through it he mentioned that he himself will don the lead role. Karthi has donned the role of an IT professional.
Catherine who had paired with Karthi is a Telugu actress. She was trained to speak in Tamil as well as Chennai Tamil. Karthi has donned the role called Kali while Catherine has donned the role called Kalai Arasi. Apart from them, most of the actors are newcomers. 99% shooting of the film has taken place in North Chennai.