Kalaba Kadhalan is a 2006 Tamil romantic thriller movie directed by debutant Igore, starring Arya and Renuka Menon. This film was a low-budget production and the soundtrack was composed by Niru. Akshaya also appeared in this family based psycho thriller. It enjoyed relatively quiet success. It shared a similar storyline to a great thriller S.J. Suryah’s Vaali and another 2006 film called Uyir. The film’s censors demanded it an “Adults Only” rating. A sister in law (Akshaya) falls in love with her brother in law Akhilan (Arya). But he refuses her because he adores his wife (Renuka Menon) and he never would cheat on her. He hides all facts to his wife in order to protect her. Finally the sister in law commits suicide after a tragedy that becomes the climax of the film.
The film, produced by Vishnu Talkies, is scripted and directed by Iger, who has directed some commercials and worked with directors like Velu Prabhakaran, Narayanamurthy and Nanda Periyasami. The film has been shot at locations in Chennai, Nagercoil, Tenkasi, Kutralam and Mahabalipuram. The film introduces a new music director in Iru, who is based in France and has released many Tamil music albums there. Wielding the camera is R Mathi, with art-work by Milan, and dialogue penned by Balakumaran.
Directed by Igore
Produced by Vishnu Talkies
Starring Arya, Renuka Menon, Akshaya
Music by Niru
Release dates 17 February 2006
Running time 165 minutes