Vetrivel is a Tamil movie written and directed by Vasantha Mani. The film features M. Sasikumar and Miya George in the lead roles. The film’s music is composed by D. Imman and the cinematography is handled by S. R. Kathir.The film is released in 22 April 2016. Newcomer director Vasantha Mani revealed that he was working on the script of a film featuring Jai, Sasikumar and Samuthirakani during December 2014. By May 2015, he revealed that Jai did not sign the project and they were looking for a new actor to portray the role written for him instead. In early September 2015, after finishing work on Bala’s Tharai Thappattai (2016), Sasikumar confirmed he would work on the project titled Vetrivel and an official launch was held. The film began production during September 2015 at Tanjore and completed a month long schedule, which ended early as a result of the 2015 Nadigar Sangam elections. Miya George revealed that she was working on the film during December 2015, and noted that she would portray the character of Malayali girl in the film.
A young boy falls in love with the daughter of an influential village head and is decides to marry her. Things dont go as planned, as the village head and his family oppose this. The boys older brother takes this as his responsibility and strives to unite them; even if it requires him to use violent methods. Will he succeed? That forms the crux of the story.
Directed by Vasantha Mani
Produced by Subaskaran Allirajah
Written by Vasantha Mani
Starring M. Sasikumar, Mia George, Prabhu, Viji Chandrasekhar
Music by D. Imman
Cinematography S. R. Kathir
Edited by A.L. Ramesh
Production Trident Arts
Distributed by Lyca Productions
Release dates 22 April 2016