Sangeetha plays a meaty role in the movie, which is said to revolve around the life of a commercial sex worker played by her. Director G. Shiva has come up with a different story which revolves around the life of a sex worker played by Uyir Sangeetha. National award winner Girish Karnad plays an important character role in the movie. Aziz Vidyaarthy, Prem, Raj Kapoor also play important roles and Karunas takes up the role of a comedian. The shooting of the movie is progressing in Hyderabad at Ramoji Film City.
Dhanam shooting has been done at famous dasi centres in Andhra like Peddapuram and Silukoorpuram. The unit has returned now to Chennai.
The next phase of acting will take place in Thirunelveli, Tenkasi and Ambasamudram.
Art director Thotta Tharani has come up with excellent sets for the movie. The budget for the sets has come to Rs. 30 lakhs. Music director Illiyaraja got very impressed after listening to the story and suggested interesting situations for the movie. Lyrics are penned by Vaali.
Would ‘Dhanam‘ be like an art film? It would but there will also be no lack of commercial value, says the director. The film will be released in Tamil and Telugu at the same time.
The movie is getting ready to hit the theaters soon.