The poojai of the movie Thara Thappattai recently held in a simple manner in the presence of movie’s lead artists. Thara Thappattai is a movie based on Karagattam, a folk dance popular in southern India. The movie stars Sasikumar and Varalakshmi in lead roles. Singer Pragathi Guruprasad who shot to fame through super singer competition (Vijay TV) will play Sasikumar’s sister in the movie.
A large portion of the movie is planned to be shot in Tanjore and surrounding areas. The shooting began by july 14th. Bala is going to adopt digital film technology for the first time in his entire career. Maestro Ilayaraja composes music for Thara Thappattai while cinematographer Chezhian (Paradesi fame) handles the camera.