The title of father-daughter duo Kamal Haasan and Shruti Haasan's upcoming movie was announced in a star-studded event at 8:30 a.m. at the Nadigar Sangam grounds in Chennai on Friday, April 29. The inaugural function was live streamed through the YouTube channel - Ulaganayagan Tube.
"You are all invited on 29th April at 8.30 AM (IST) for a LIVE announcement of my upcoming project on UlaganayganTube," Kamal posted on his Twitter page.
The upcoming trilingual comedy entertainer titled "Sabaash Naidu," made simultaneously in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi, is one of the most anticipated flicks of the year as it marks the first association of Kamal and Shruti for a movie together. The duo will be seen as father and daughter in the movie, in which Ramya Krishnan stars as Kamal's wife.
Check first look poster of 'Sabaash Naidu' HERE
Kamal will reprise the character Balram Naidu, who was the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) agent in KS Ravikumar's blockbuster movie "Deshavatharam."
The upcoming movie, directed by TK Rajeev Kumar, is being produced by Ulaganayagan under the banner of Raaj Kamal Films International (RKFI). The music for the movie is being composed by Ilaiyaraaja, who has teamed up with the "universal actor" after a gap of 11 years. It has to be noted that the legendary musician had suggested the Tamil title of the movie, which also has comedian Brahmanandam in a pivotal role.
Check out live updates of the event here:
Here is the Hindi, Tamil and Telugu motion posters of "Sabaash Naidu"
9:30 a.m.: The title launch function has come to an end.
9:25 a.m.: Vishal speaks during the event.
9:18 a.m.: Shruti Haasan speaks during the event and shares her experience about working with the team.
9:15 a.m.: Kamal Haasan invites Shruti Haasan, Ilayaraja, Siddique, director TK Rajeev Kumar and other cast and crew members of the movie to the stage.
9:12 a.m.: The title and motion poster of the movie have been revealed. As expected, the movie has been named "Sabaash Naidu," reviving the character Balram Naidu played by Kamal Haasan in the movie "Dashavatharam."
9:09 a.m.: Ulaganayagan Kamal Haasan arrives and speaks to the audience.
9:01 a.m.: Shruti Haasan arrives for the function.
9:00 a.m.: Actor Nassar speaks during the event.
8:57 a.m.: Performers entertain the audience by playing the percussion instrument mizhavu.
8:55 a.m.: The event has started and is being hosted by RJ Sindhu.
8:40 a.m.: Music maestro Ilayaraja, KS Ravikumar, actors Prabhu, Vishal, Karthi, Sriman, Rahman, Siddique, television host Dhivyadharshini have arrived for the event.
8:35 a.m.: The stage is set and many guests have arrived for the event. The event is being live streamed through the YouTube channel of the "universal actor," but many viewers have been complaining about audio issues.
8:32 a.m.: According to some twitter users, Kamal Haasan's next flick is titled "Sabaash Naidu" in Tamil and Telugu.
8:20 a.m.: Kamal haasan has invited Rajinikanth for the event. The event will be graced by Ilayaraja and many other actors. "Invited my friend Mr.Rajni today. He will try to be there. My brother Illayaraja will be there and most of my Actors family frm Actorssangh [sic]," Kamal posted on his Twitter page.