Maverick director Mani Ratnam has trimmed the running time of his romantic action entertainer ‘Kaatru Veliyidai’ by seven minutes. The new version is said to be racier with the run time of 140 minutes and the film’s TN distributors Sri Thenandal Films is said to be confident with the content that they are planning to release Kaatru Veliyidai in nearly 300 screens.
Karthi plays a fighter pilot in the film and Aditi Rao Hydari plays a doctor. Sources say that the romance between Karthi and Aditi would be revealed after the former gets held as a prisoner by Pakistan army.
RJ Balaji plays the comic relief in Kaatru Veliyidai, the film also has Shraddha Srinath and Delhi Ganesh playing important roles. Touted to be the costliest film in Mani Ratnam’s career, AR Rahman’s chartbuster songs and Ravi Varman’s stunning visuals have already set good expectations for the film.
Meanwhile, Karthi and Aditi Rao Hydari will be visiting Madurai today to interact with students at American College. They had previously visited Coimbatore.