Filmmakers in awe of ‘Mariyaan’ trailer

Chennai, May 18 (IANS) Renowned filmmakers such as Deepa Mehta, Ashutosh Gowariker and Shekhar Kapur are floored by the recently released trailer of upcoming Tamil romantic-drama “Mariyaan”.

Directed by Bharatbala, “Mariyaan” features Dhanush in the lead role. It narrates the story about the will to survive of a fisherman held captive.

Buoyed by the response he received for the trailer, Bharatbala posted on his Twitter page: “Ashutosh Gowariker on trailer: My god, it’s both enthralling and exhilarating. Outstanding! Superb! (I) already feel it’s going to be a hit”.

“Shekhar Kapur on trailer: Bala, it’s very exciting and great visually. Congratulations. Shekhar,” he further posted.

Filmmaker Deepa Mehta told him that she is eagerly waiting for the film.

“Deepa Mehta on trailer: (It) absolutely rocks, intriguing, visually stunning (and) with a score to die for. Really whets the appetite for the film. Can’t wait,” posted Bharatbala on his Twitter page.

Set against the backdrop of Kanyakumari and Sudan, the film also features Parvathi Menon, Appukutty, Salim Kumar and Jagan. It has music by Oscar-winning composer A.R Rahman.

Produced by Venu Ravichandran, “Mariyaan” is slated to release May 31.

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