Chennai: Jai and Nazriya’s Thirumanam Ennum Nikkah, a much awaited film that has been in the making for more than two years, will be released on May 15. As the title suggests, the film is a love story between two youngsters who hail from different cultural and religious backgrounds. According to the director, Anis, the delay was due to his wanting to shoot a few rituals and auspicious days prior to the release.
“I went to Calicut, Kerala, during the time of Ramzan and shot the entire Muslim crowd there. Also, in Chennai, I went to places like Royapettah, Nanganallur and Mylapore during other festivals,” he says. “The film is a youthful love story, likely to be enjoyed by family audiences. It’s more like Kadhalukku Mariyadhai and Kadhal Kottai,” he adds. What’s more, the entire crew went vegetarian when they shot a sequence portraying a Brahmin family, and ate biriyani when they shot a sequence involving a Muslim family. The director is happy with the way the music of the film, composed by Gibran, has come out.