National award winning Director Balaâ€™s next film with actor-director Sasi Kumar in the lead is based on ancient Tamil Folk dance, Karagattam. After a long time Sasi Kumar will be seen without beard and is playing a Nadaswaram expert in this film. Varalakshmi Sarathkumar is pairing up with Sasi Kumar in the role of a Karagattam dancer. Both Sasi Kumar and Varalakshmi are being trained since last couple of months.
This film has been titled as â€˜Tharai Thappattaiâ€™. Music is being composed by Maestro Illayaraja and this will be third film with Bala after Pithamagan, Naan Kadavul. Illayaraja reached a rare milestone and ‘Tharai Thappattai’ will be honoured to be Maestro’s 1000th film as a music director.