Vetrivel is yet another rural based entertainer in your filmography. Why so much love for those films? Don’t you get stereotyped?
I love acting in rural type of film, people expect me rural entertainer, i will be doing more rural based subject & i am proud of acting in these films. As of Vetrivel, this is film made for myself by Director Vasantha mani with family values & important twists in second half.
There are rumours that Samuthirakani is all set to work with you in his next directorial? Is it true? & how was your feeling while he was announced best supporting actor in National awards this year?
Ahh, I & Samuthirakani will be working together soon, he is in making a script for me, will be more happy & proud to be acting in his direction. When he was announced as the best supporting actor in Visaarani called me over the phone & i was screaming in joy, i am very proud in introducing him as an actor.
Were you disappointed for not winning the national award for Thaarai Thappatai?
I was not disappointed, working with my ‘Guru’ Director Bala sir is the biggest blessing i would ever get in my life, worked with him as an asst director & now been the lead actor in his director gives me more happiness & great feeling than any other awards.
You have just directed 2 films in the last 9 years. Any plans after Subramaniapuram and Eesan?
I miss direction, time has be favourable for everything, i will soon direct a film, very soon.
Earlier you had mentioned you will director Actor Vijay? will that happen anytime soon?
Yes, as i said before time has to be favorable for everything, i am looking to direct a film with Vijay sir & Ajith sir atleast once in my life, it will happen for sure, i am waiting for it.
Tell us about the songs of D.Imman. This is the first time you are working with him?
Its my first time working with D.Imman loved his tracks & BG work for the film, i am so happy with the output he has given, will also work in future with him
Rumours suggest Actor Prabhu is playing a villain role in Vetrivel ?
No, they are just rumors. Vetrivel has no space for negative roles, its a fun, family entertainer with some impressive twists which ends on a positive note, says Director Vasantha Mani
Last but not the least, tell us why audience should come to theatre and see Vetrivel?
Vetrivel is my kind of film, fun filled rural entertainment were people can expect the same like ‘Sundarapandian’ & ‘Nadodigal’, i can assure a complete satisfaction with this film to all center people,do enjoy the movie in theatres from April 22nd, movie has come out really well, says Sasi Kumar
Interviewer :- CK Mohammed