‘Ratha Saatchi’ is a film based on ‘Kaithigal’ by eminent writer Jeyamohan

Chennai, Nov 9 (IANS): The story of eminent writer Jeyamohan “Kaithigal” is being adapted into a film called “Ratha Saatchi”.

Aha Tamil and Magizh Mandram are producing the film which will be directed by Rafiq Ismail.

Jeyamohan, the eminent writer is known for scripting the story of films like “Vendhu Thanindhathu Kaadu” and writing the dialogues for the screen adaptation of Kalki’s literary classic “Ponniyin Selvan”.

According to Jeyamohan, the story behind the making of Ratha Saatchi deserves to be the subject of another film.

“A director named Rafiq Ismail approached me and asked for permission to make ‘Kaithigal’ a movie. Within three months of this event, ace director Mani Ratnam considered adapting this story for the screen. .”

“Later, the famous director Vetrimaran also approached me to acquire the rights to the story. I informed them that the story had already been given to Rafiq.”

The music for the film is to be composed by Javed Riaz and the photography by Jagadheesh Ravi.

The story is a testament to the humanity that exists within the armed forces and its impact on the lives of two people.

The film will star actors Kanna Ravi, Harish Kumar, Elango Kumaravel, Kalyan Master and Madras Charles.

The OTT platform Aha Tamil will soon broadcast this film produced by Anitha Mahendran.

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