After the success of Mynaa, Director Prabhu Solomon’s next movie is Kumki which is also set in the forest backdrops.
Legendary actor Sivaji Ganesan’s grandson and Veteran actor
Prabhu’s son Vikram Prabhu debuts in Kumki. Newcomer Lakshmi Menon from
Kerela is playing the female lead.
The film is produced by Lingusamy under his own banner of Thirupathi Brothers and UTV Motion Pictures will distribute it.
A well trained elephant which is used to prevent wild elephants
from entering into human settlement is known as Kumki. However, with
respect to the movie, Kumki is the name of the lead role Vikram Prabhu
who plays as a mahout (a person who drives an elephant).
Kumki is a love story which revolves around a young man and a
woman who loves an elephant very much. Director Prabhu Solomon says that
the elephants are just like human beings, with emotions, intelligence,
love & anger.
Kumki’s team have successfully shot some sequences in the famous
Jog Falls in Karnataka, which is India’s highest waterfalls! Kumki team
is the first ever movie crew to have gone up to the top of the falls!
Thambi Ramiah, who bagged the National Award for Mynaa, is
playing a pivotal role in Kumki as well. D. Imman composes the music
while Sugumar handles the camera. Prabhu Solomon takes care of the
story, screenplay & dialogues along with the direction.
Kumki has been growing at a good pace in a deep Forest in Karnataka, and is expected to release soon