Joker is about politics

March 24, 2016



Joker is about politics

Journalist-cum-filmmaker Raju Murugan made a name for himself with Cuckoo. Then happened Thozha for which he wrote dialogues. Now he is all set to direct his next. And this time he would be doing a political film.

Titled Joker, the story will be narrated through a 40-year-old character. Talking about the film, Raju Murugan says, 'This film was completely shot in Dharmapuri. We've also managed to get the localities of Dharmapuri to play key roles in the film.

The problems of modern India have been narrated in a humorous manner. Somasundaram of Jigarthanda fame, who plays the lead, character called Mannar Mannan who works in a water company. He portrays a middle-aged man who lives below the poverty line.' Ask him about the title, and he says, That will be the suspense factor in this film. Cheziyan of Paradesi fame has handled the camera.'