Yathumaagi audio launch was held
at Shantham theatre at around 9
a.m. today. The invitation of the
audio launch was made in a novel
fashion in the format of a book
consisting of Bharatiyar’s
literary work with the front page
carrying the formal invitation and
the back page consisting of the
The invitation was given to 50
important personalities. Bhagyaraj
and Ramanarayanan were among the
important personalities invited
for the function. First copy of
the audio was released by Bhagyaraj
and received by Ramanarayanan.
Speaking in the function Bhagyaraj
stated that he is happy to see Balan
the director of Yathumaagi who worked
as his assistant grow to this stature.
He also thanked his director Bharathiraja
for all his achievements. Bhagyaraj
said, that for any movie screenplay
is vital and luck also plays a great
He also revealed that Bharathiraja
wanted actor Sivakumar to act in
the lead role in Sigappu Rojakkal
inspite of his assistant directors
preferring Kamal Hassan. But after
the director narrated the story,
Sivakumar rejected the offer calling
it not suitable for him.
In the same manner Aarilirunthu
Arubathu Varai was also designed
for actor Sivakumar but since he
opted out Rajinikanth starred in
the film which is till today considered
a milestone in his career.
Balan was looking for a producer
for quite a while until Chola Ponnurangam
jumped at the script.