News Date: 17th Jun, 14
After taking on the role of TV Anchor and Music director, James Vasanthan is now testing waters as a director. The Subramaniapuram composer is shooting his debut directorial in Chennai. The film, titled Vaanavil Vaazhkai, is a campus musical.
James Vasanthan confirms, “In our industry , we usually have a set of beautiful songs in a film and call it a musical. But in the West, a musical is aproduction in which the lead actors in the West, a musical is a production in who sing and act all by themselves. I'm directing a film which is a puremusical.
The shooting for the film commenced this week in Chennai. “The film stars a bunch of youngsters -college students and those who have just passedout. The story is set around college culturals, and hence, they will be singing and delivering their own lines. I've written the script, which is a feel-good entertainer.
James Vasanthan will be composing the music for this film as well. “There will be 19 songs in all, and they will be encompassing all genres like hip-hopand rock, he adds.