Friendship is a ‘Genre’ that has sumptuously enjoyed the privilege of attracting universal audiences. Irrespective of what the plot or backdrop is, the films inherently possessing the elements of friendship have become the favourite cherry-pick of majorscule crowds. Absolutely, actor-director-producer Vignesh Kumar’s ‘Jigiri Dosthu’, a wholesome entertainer will prove of such paradigms as the title itself stands out to be ample evidence to it.
Embarking on his journey in film industry as a short filmmaker and actor in 2012, Vignesh Kumar had conquered the spotlights by making 5 award winning short films. Apart from exhibiting his directorial proficiency through these movies, he had gained immense popular for his onscreen appearance in 9 short films, which includes Kaal Nootraandu Kadhal, Megam Sellum Thooram, Thirantha Puthagam, Yaathrigan and Facebook Neenga Nallavara Kettavara. Furthermore, he upgraded his directorial knowledge working as assistant director to filmmaker Shankar in “2.0” bankrolled by Lyca Productions. He had even played an important role in the film as ‘Boy with the chain”.
Apart from being felicitated with SIIMA Best Actor Award (2018) and SIIMA Award Best Film Winner (2018), he has been the Behindwoods Gold Medals Runner (2017) as well.
With Vignesh Kumar playing the lead role alongside Shariq Hassan (Bigg Boss fame) and Ammu Abhirami (Raatchasan, Asuran and Thambi fame), the others in star-cast includes VJ Aashiq, Pavithra Lakshmi, Anupama Kumar, Goutham Sundarajan, Sivam (played negative roles in movies like Enakku Innoru Peyar Irukku & Gangs of Madras), Jaangri Madhumitha (Oru Kal Oru Kannadi, Idharkuthane Aasaipattai Balakumara fame), RNR Manohar, Sarath (Vijay TV KPY fame), ‘Public Star’ Durai Sudhakar and others.
Apart from writing, directing and playing the lead role, Vignesh Kumar is producing the film along with Pradeep Jose K. SB Arjun and Hakka J are co-producing it. Ashwin Vinayagamoorthy is composing music and RV Saran (Oru Kidayin Karunai Manu & Vizhithiru) is handling cinematography. Arul Mozhi Varman (Editing), Mahesh Mathew, former associate of Stun Silva (Stunts), Dina (Choreography), KRAFTZWORKS (DI & CG), Saravana Kumar, long time associate of Mr. Udhayakumar (Audiography) and Suthan Bala (Lyrics) are the others in the technical crew.