Sj Suryah has joined the cast of Maanadu (Photo: Twitter/sjsuryah).
Team Maanadu has revealed that director-actor SJ Suryah, Y Gee Mahendra, Manoj Bharathiraja and Daniel Anne Pope of Bigg Boss Tamil 2 fame will be a part of Maanadu, directed by Venkat Prabhu.
Starring Simbu and Kalyani Priyadarshan in the lead, Maanadu, a political thriller, is produced by Suresh Kamatchi.
While Simbu plays the character of Abdul Khaaliq, the official poster of Maanadu had a quote that read, "Dhairiyathai vida periya achchuruthal, yethiriku edhuvum illai." (Courage intimidates your enemy more than anything else).
The rest of the star cast includes senior director-producer SA Chandrasekhar, Bharathiraja, Karunakaran and Premgi Amaren.
Thx a lot Prodcer sir and, dir @vp_offl sir “what a story, what a narration “ gone crazy with fantastic narration.... sure this project will go beyond the borders ... very happy to join with my friend Simbu 👍👍👍sjs https://t.co/kwqqJCa3QQ
— S J Suryah (@iam_SJSuryah) February 4, 2020
The technical department comprises of music director Yuvan Shankar Raja, cinematographer Richard M Nathan, editor KL Praveen, costume designer Vasuki Bhaskar and stunt choreographer Silva.
In an interview, Venkat Prabhu had said, Maanadu will be a different experience for STR fans.
According to sources, Simbu has shed a lot of weight for Maanadu, following a number of vigorous workout sessions and a strict diet regime.