Simbu’s Manaadu finally begins rolling, see images from launch ceremony

Simbu’s Manaadu finally begins rolling, see images from launch ceremony

Actor Simbu’s long-delayed Tamil movie Manaadu, announced almost two years ago, ultimately went on the flooring on Wednesday. The launch ceremony was once attended by the complete team. After quickly taking pictures in Chennai, the team will shift to Hyderabad to shoot important portion of the film.

Manaadu, a political thriller, marks the maiden collaboration of actor Simbu and filmmaker Venkat Prabhu. The project, after being announced with lots fanfare in 2018, used to be shelved a few months in the past after fallout between Simbu and producer Suresh Kamatchi.

The challenge used to be supposed to go on the flooring last July after being deferred more than one times. When Simbu couldn’t take out time as promised, Suresh had to go ahead and drop the concept of making the film with him.

Director Venkat Prabhu, soon after the mission was dropped, took to Twitter to share a heartfelt post.

“It’s very unfortunate that I couldn’t work with my brother Simbu in Manaadu. Everything is time bounded. Considering the amount of emotional and economic strain that the producer is going through, I have to appreciate the decision taken by way of the producer. Thanks for all the love,” Prabhu tweeted.

However, the venture is again on track and the crew hopes to wrap up the project in the subsequent three months.

While Kalyani Priyadarshan performs the main lady, Manaadu also stars Bharathiraja, SJ Suryah, Karunakaran, Premgi Amaren and Daniel Anne Pope.


Yuvan Shankar Raja has been roped in to compose music. The relaxation of the cast and crew will be announced soon.

Last considered in Sundar C’s Vantha Rajavathaan Varuven which tanked at the box-office, Simbu additionally has in his kitty Tamil remake of Kannada blockbuster Mufti. The film additionally stars Gautham Karthik as one of the leads.

Simbu is also said to be in talks for a couple of initiatives which are expected to be officially introduced soon.