With just a week to go for its release, the cast and crew of Mugamoodi chose to meet the media in Chennai on Saturday. For the first time, director Myskkin is bringing a super hero to Tamil cinema.Mugamoodi starring Jiiva is complete and ready for release on 31 August.
Says Mysskin, ‘there is a superhero within every human being and what happens when that person comes out is the basic knot of the story. Not just my childhood fantasies, but my childhood comic fantasies. Says the director, ‘it was a lingering dream of mine to make a film like the comics I have read. Only after my fourth film could I realise my dream.’
The movie stars Jiiva and Pooja Hegde in the lead roles, with Narain playing the baddie. Produced by UTV Motion pictures, the film has music by K while Sathya is the cinematographer andGaugin, the editor.
Siddharth Roy Kapur of UTV says, ‘We are proud to associate with acclaimed filmmakerMysskin on the first south Indian superhero subject Mugamoodi. The film has shaped up well and we are confident it will click with the masses.’