Shaam's film Asthram is written by Aravind Rajagopal with Jegan MS serving as the writer and co-director
The first-look poster of actor Shaam's upcoming film titled Asthram, was released by the makers on social media on Sunday. The film, which goes by the tagline "The Secret" is directed by Aravind Rajagopal.
The film is produced by DSM Dhanashanmugamani with the release date yet to be revealed by the makers. The first look poster is fiery and mystical, as we see Shaam looking straight into the camera, as he is holding a book that is caught in flames.
The Asthram poster shows Shaam holding a book partly burning in flames, as he looks into the camera straight. There is also a clock-like structure with needles in the backdrop, as a gun lies on a table.
The film is written by Aravind Rajagopal with Jegan MS serving as the writer and co-director of the film. The technical crew consists of cinematographer Kalyan Venkataraman with Sundaramurthy KS scoring the music. The edits are handled by Bhoopathy Vedhagiri. Rajavel and Monster Mukesh are art director and stunt coordinator respectively. Apart from Shaam, the cast of the film also includes Niranjini, Nizhalgal Ravi, Jeeva Ravi, Arul D Shankar, among others. The film will be a crime investigation with Shaam playing a cop in the film.
Shaam who started his career in 2000, made his leading debut with classic film 12B. He went on to do some successful romantic films like Iyarkai, Lesa Lesa, Yai! Nee Romba Azhaga Irukey!, to name a few. He made his Telugu debut with Ravi Teja-starrer Kick in 2009 and eventually reprised his character in the Tamil remake, Thillalangadi (2010).
In the latest outing, Shaam was in Vijay-starrer Varisu which release in January 2023. The actor played elder brother to Vijay's character in the film. Shaam is also part of upcoming Telugu film OG, starring Pawan Kalyan, Priyanka Arul Mohan, Arjun Das, Sriya Reddy, and others. The film is directed by Sujeeth and is scheduled to release on 27 September 2024.