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Ilaiyaraja joins the remake of Iranian classic!

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 • Tamil Comments

Director Saamy who has been known for directing controversial movies like Srikanth, Sangeetha starrer Uyir and Aadhi, Padmapriya starrer Mirugam, Amala Paul, Harish Kalyan starrer Sindhu Samaveli had last directed the movie Kangaroo released in 2015.

Samy had got the remake rights of the acclaimed Iranian movie Children of Heaven, which was released in 1997, and directed by Majid Majidi. The Tamil remake of the movie has been titled Akka Kuruvi, and it has been revealed that this movie will have music by Isaignani Ilaiyaraja.

Akka Kuruvi is about the bonding between a brother and a sister, and will have four songs by Ilaiyaraaja. Besides Saamy has also said that some classic hit songs of Ilaiyaraaja will be used in the screenplay as the movie happens in 1997. Saamy has planned to invite Majid Majidi for the premiere of this movie, which is planned as a May release.

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