Ace film maker Mani Ratnam’s upcoming movie Kadal has reached the final leg of shooting. The film is set in the backdrop of the lives of fishermen and is shot in some tough conditions including torrential rains and exotic locales in South Tamil Nadu and Andaman & Nicobar islands. Recently, the film’s climax was filmed in Tamil Nadu in which Mani Ratnam used the conditions of Nilam cyclone.

The film features debutant Gautham Karthik, son of actor Karthik and debutant Thulasi Nair, daughter of Radha in the lead roles. Arvind Swami and Lakshmi Manchu will be seen in important roles. The film will be dubbed and released simultaneously in Telugu as Kadali.