The film is directed by director Manikandan, known for directing films like “Kaaka Muttai” and “Aandavan Kattalai”.
The directors of the long-awaited film Kadaisi Vivasayi starring Nallandi, Vijay Sethupathi and Yogi Babu in key roles, released the trailer for the film on Sunday, November 21. The film features Nallandi, an 85-year-old farmer who himself stars in the film, as the protagonist. The trailer hints at he’s a naive man who doesn’t know much beyond farming. In one case shown in the trailer, he fails to distinguish a policeman from a staff member of the Electricity Board. However, he is drawn into a legal battle.
Vijay Sethupathi is considered Ramaiah, an eccentric man, who is considered mad by the villagers. The two-and-a-half-minute trailer hints at a gripping satire filled with humor and insightful dialogue. Kadaisi Vivasayi is directed by filmmaker Manikandan, who has also directed other blockbuster Tamil films like Kaaka muttai and Aandavan Kattalai.
The trailer of Kadaisi Vivasayi was posted on actor Vijay Sethupathi’s home banner’s YouTube channel, Vijay Sethupathi Productions. There was speculation about the film’s live-action (OTT) release, however, the directors have confirmed that it will hit theaters. Kadaisi Vivasayi was screened at the Rotterdam International Film Festival earlier this year.
Kadaisi Vivasayi to the music of the composer Ilaiyaraaja. In addition to being directed by Manikandan, the film is also written, shot and produced by him. Director Manikandan had earlier revealed that he had approached superstar Rajinikanth for the role. “If Rajini sir is playing such a character, you can’t even imagine what kind of impact it will have on the audience about farming. I introduced him to the story but he didn’t show interest, so I went ahead and chose someone else, ”he said in an interview in 2019. He also added that he believed the presence of Vijay Sethupathi would add weight to the film.
Watch the trailer for Kadaisi Vivasayi here: