Thursday, February 26, 2009

Wild West Millonaire? More Cowboy News from India!

There's a new Indian Cowboy movie in the works....directed by Simbudevan, who -- the article states -- "shot to fame via Vadivel’s Imsai Arasan 23am Pulikesi, a mega blockbuster produced by director Shankar."

Now Simbudevan is doing a new film for Kalpathi S Agoram under the banner of AGS film Entertainment. The director known for his comedy films is now going to do a cowboy film with Lawrence as hero!

The film has been titled as Irumbu Kottai Murattu Singam! The lead artistes are Ragava Lawrence, Padmapriya, Lakshmi Rai, and Nasser Says Simbudevan: “It is in the cowboy genre, a western adventure comedy set in the 17th century”.

After Jai Shankar’s Ganga in 1970, this would be the first full-length cowboy film in Tamil. Shooting starts end of March and would be shot in Madhya Pradesh and various spots in North India and is estimated to cost Rs 15 crore.

Read the full story

For more details on Indian Westerns, see my earlier blog post on the subject.

1 comment:

Oscar said...

A Wild West movie set in the 1600's, when the Colt .44 hadn't been invented yet nor most of the West U. S. remained unexplored except by the Indians and some Spanish? What is it going to be Science Fiction?