8 Thottakal actor Vetri signs a road mystery thriller

Actor Vetri of 8 Thottakal and Jiivi fame has signed a new film with director Shyam Manoharan.
Written By Chaiitanya Rao | Updated: April 19, 2021 18:03 IST
8 Thottakal actor Vetri signs a road mystery thriller

Actor Vetri made a glorious debut with director Sri Ganesh's 8 Thottakal, which turned out to be a sleeper hit. He the followed it up with an equally interesting film called Jiivi. With these two films, Vetri has earned a tag that he is one of the bankable actors in Kollywood. He also proved that he would be willing to back directors who come up with interesting scripts. Now, Vetri has signed his upcoming film with a debutant director Shyam Manoharan, who has directed severl commercial. Reporteddly, the untitled film, produced by Alexander of Picture Box Company, is tipped to be a road mystery.

Director Shyam Manoharan said, "I have directed many advertisement commercials so far. However, my ultimate destination that I always wanted to reach was filmmaking. Soon after completing the script, I wanted to approach someone, who encourages and welcomes newfangled ideas to be made into movies. Apparently, I found young and promising Alexander, who proved his proficiency in trade circle at the earlier stage of his career, by releasing movies like Iraivi and Karuppan. When I narrated the script, he was excited and instantly gave a nod to back this project. My obvious choice of protagonist’s character was Vetri, who has been experimenting with unique stories and proving successful as well. He was impressed with the narration and okayed the project. I am glad to have got a team of young and vibrant actors and producers supporting my maiden venture.”