KV Anand's upcoming movie KO is scheduled to be released on Valentine’s Day. The movie stars Jeeva, Ajmal , Karthika and Piya Bajpai in lead roles. Karthika debuts in the movie and she is actress Radha's daughter is to be mentioned. The movie is the third movie for the director after ‘Kana Kandein’ and ‘Ayan’.
Actor Jeeva plays the role of a photo journalist in the movie and the movie is said to be a political action thriller and the adventures of a photo journalist ( which is being played by Jeeva ). During his adventures, Jeeva gets himself endangered while investigating a mystery case.
Ajmal who made his debut in tamil movies through Anjathe is also playing an important role in the film and the character of the movie is said to have some grey tones in the movie and the actor while speaking about his character said that he is very much excited about the film and also added that the character was challenging for him to do.
News also confirm that the movie is inspired from the hollywood movie ‘State of Play’, which has actor Russell Crowe playing the role of a journalist in the movie who puts his life on the stake to help his politician friend ignorant of his true color.
The movie is also said to have many real life incidents which the director experienced being a photo journalist before becoming a film cameraman. The movie started in early 2010 had a few obstacles for the cast.
Actor Karthi was approached for the movie, but the officials said that actor Silambarasan and Tammanna will be playing the lead role. Few hurdles were there in the cast but finally Jeeva and Karthika was signed for the movie. The same thing happened in the case of Ajmal which was negotiated with Narain and Prasanna.
The locations of the movie include places like Pondichery, Thekkadi, Vagaman, Kumili, Madurai, Manakkadu, Rameswaram, Thiruchendur, Parundumpara and a few other southern towns. Substantial part was also shot in striking locales in China and Tanzania. Richard Nathan is the cameraman.
The music is scored by Harris Jayaraj and the songs are really rocking. ‘Ko’ is produced by Kumar Jayaram for RS Infotainment and is marketed by Udhayanidhi Stalin of Red Giant Movies.