The actor has played the lead role in Ratnam's 'Roja' and 'Bombay' in the past.
Actor Arjun also plays a pivotal role in the film.
Arjun in a still from 'Kadal'.
The film will be released in Telugu as 'Kadali'.
The film has AR Rahman's music and Rajiv Menon's cinematography.
Mani Ratnam's wife Suhasini and actor Ajun during the press meet of the film.
The cast and crew of 'Kadal' at the press meet.
AR Rahman performed few of the songs at the press meet.
The songs of 'Kadal' have already become a hit with the audiences.
Suhasini addresses the media during the event.
The lead pair- Gautham and Thulasi strike a pose.
Gautham has got a dream launch in Mani Ratnam's new film.
The film will also have newcomer Thulasi Nair.
A still from Mani Ratnam's 'Kadal'.
Mani Ratnam launches two star kids in his new film 'Kadal'. The film stars Karthik's son, Gautham and Radha's younger daughter, Thulasi.
Arvind Swamy is a known face in Mani Ratnam films. He is playing an important role in 'Kadal'.
The film is narrates the story of a boy living in a fishermen village.