Prabhu, Sathyaraj, Prakash Raj, Jeyaprakash and Aadukalam Naren... The common factor between these prominent actors is that they are most sought after for playing the father role of Hero or heroine. Now Samuthirakani joins this list.
The Nimirndhu Nil director will be the father of Dhanush In Velayilla Pattadhari, the directorial debut of acclaimed cinematographer Velraj. He is also acting as Vemal's father in the film title Nee Ellam Nalla Varuva da.
Meanwhile Samuthirakani is also working on the script of his next film Krishna which stars himself and Amala Paul in the lead roles.