Vedhika is said to have sported 20 different looks for this film.
Siddharth is said to have sported 25 different looks for this film.
When the director initially approached the legendary A. R. Rahman for the music direction of this movie, he was crestfallen when the maestro rejected the offer, due to his busy schedule. A few days later, when Rahman sent a crisp message, ‘Kittappa is ready,’ he was delighted.
The initial concept of this movie came to the director through Jayamohan, who first sowed the thought of delving into the theatre life of the early part of the last century, when he told him to read Enadhu Nadaga Vaazhkai, an autobiography of theatre doyen T.K. Shanmugham. The book came as a revelation to Vasanthabalan, and his fascination with the story led him to the creation of this movie.
Vedika, whose potential came to the fore in Bala’s 'Paradesi', and Anaika, the heroine of 'Sathya 2', were chosen to play the lead female roles, as they were most ideally suited for the parts.
The director of this movie, Vasanthabalan used to work as an assistant director under veteran director Shankar.
The director, Vasanthabalan denied that this period romance is a spin-off from the life and romance of the stage superstars of the previous era, S.G. Kittappa and K.B. Sundarambal,
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