has been announced that comedian Santhanam’s home production
titled Kanna Laddu Thinna Aasaiya , which was scheduled to
release last week, would now be releasing in the third/fourth
week of January. While the reason for the postponement is a
different issue, the ‘mutual admiration club’ formed by
Santhanam and ‘power star’ Srinivasan is the latest surprise in
Santhanam has gone on record saying that shooting with ‘power
star’ for KLTA had been a ‘rollicking experience’. “Even if I
make fun of him, he doesn’t mind and is a joy to work with,”
were Santhanam’s words about power star. The film has Bollywood
starlet Vishakha Singh as the heroine and has been directed by
Power star is also playing a rather prominent
comedy role in director Shankar’s upcoming film I. Shankar has
offered a comic role to Srinivasan and is said to be amused by
the ‘slow’ understanding shown by Srinivasan on the sets.
Sources at the unit of I say that Shankar is unable to control
his laughter at times as it takes many funny moments for him to
make Srinivasan understand what he has to do in certain
sequences and then extract performance from the latter.
Whether or not Srinivasan’s comedy would appeal to the audiences
would be known only after the release of I where Srinivasan
plays the president of ‘Santhanam Fans’ Club’. It is also not
known whether Srinivasan requested and landed up this role or it
fell into his lap on its own.
Whatever be the case, it’s a fact that Santhanam and Srinivasan
have been praising each other for a variety of reasons.