Samuthirakani as Ramanatham in Panchathantram

On the occasion of the versatile actor’s birthday, the makers have released the first look Versatile actor Samuthirakani will be seen as Ramanatham in 'Panchathantram'
Written By Anoop Sai Bandi | Updated: April 26, 2021 17:53 IST
Samuthirakani as Ramanatham in Panchathantram

Samuthirakani will be seen as Ramanatham in 'Panchathantram', a promising film also starring Padmasri awardee Brahmanandam, Swathi Reddy, Shivathmika Rajasekhar, young hero Rahul Vijay and 'Mathu Vadalara' fame Naresh Agasthya. Marking his birthday today, Ticket Factory and S Originals unveiled his first look.

Written and directed by Harsha Pulipaka, the film has Samuthirakani as Ramanathan in the movie. Speaking about his character, producers Akhilesh Vardhan and Srujan Yarabolu said, "Our birthday greetings to Samuthirakani garu. We are glad that such a great actor and person is working in our movie. 'Panchathantram' will bring out a new aspect of his acting talent. The most part of the shooting is already over. In ten days, the production works will come to an end. Post-production works are already on."
Writer-director Harsha Pulipaka said, "Samuthirakani garu is a retired bank manager in the movie. We have seen him in superb roles in 'Krack' this year and in 'Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo' previously. In our film, he will be seen as a distinctive character. As a 60-year-old man, he will remind everyone of their father."