Yaakkai is an upcoming Tamil romantic thriller film directed by Kuzhandhai Velappan, starring Krishna and Swathi Reddy in the leading roles. The film has been in pre-production since late 2015 and features music composed by Yuvan Shankar Raja.
In November 2013, Kuzhandhai Velappan and Kreshna announced that they would make a film titled Idhayam, and that the latter had purchased the title rights from the makers of the 1991 film of the same name.The film underwent a title change from Idhayam to Yaakkai in November 2014, after the team had shot for six days and had cast Prakash Raj as a police officer and Swathi Reddy as the heroine.The film was later put on hold until the completion of the lead pair’s other ongoing project, Yatchan (2015).
Directed by: Kuzhandai Velappan
Written by: Kuzhandai Velappan
Starring by: Krishna, Swathi Reddy, Prakash Raj
Release Date: 13 Jan 2017