Mail News Service
Jamshedpur, July 26: Epic Tamil poem, ‘Silappatikaram’ has been adapted into a telefilm that will shortly be released on OTT platform the poster of which was released online today. The celluloid representation has been entitled, ‘Kannaki’ and endeavors to depict the way society considers love. The venture has been produced by Sakchi based The Dance Studio’s Director, Puja Agrawal. Puja said, “The novel feature about the narrative is that we have attempted to view life through the eyes of death thereby giving a philosophical touch to values and human thought processes.”
The film has been shot in and around Jamshedpur capturing the rural ambience to add zip to the story’s narrative. The locales included Daiguttu, the field behind Ghagidih Jail, Narwa River, Dobo village, rivers confluence at Sonari, Kadma, Gamharia and other locations. Bollywood’s Dipak Dev has scripted and directed the telefilm, ‘Kannaki.’ Cinematographer Md Rashid Iqbal and music director Dipanjan Roy have added soul to the film’s storyline. Priti Suman’s lyrics have been rendered by upcoming playback singer Avinash Mukhi. The postproduction job has been executed by Vikash, Prakash and Pragya of VPRA Entertainment.
The lead pair of the film comprises experienced and noted performer Sanjoy Dutt and Sneha George with an able supporting cast comprising Asish Kumar, Nikhil Dubey, Ravinder Kaur, Akash Poddar, Rajesh Das, Avinash Sharma, Prince Rashid, Smriti Priya and others. The poster has been designed by Prince Rashid.