Urvashi and Attakathi Dinesh headline family drama J Baby, which is backed by Pa Ranjith
We had earlier reported that actors Urvashi and Attakathi Dinesh will be collaborating for a Tamil film titled J Baby. The makers recently took to social media to share that the film will hit theatres on March 8, for the occasion of Women's Day.
The film is produced by filmmaker Pa Ranjith under his banner Neelam Productions. "No magic purer than a Mother. Celebrating the first woman you fell in love with this Women’s Day with #JBaby. A wholesome family entertainer is on its way,” wrote Ranjith on X (formerly Twitter), while sharing the news.
The upcoming feature is written and directed by Suresh Mari in his maiden directorial. The debutant has earlier worked as assistant director with filmmaker Venkat Prabhu in films like Saroja and Goa, and assisted Ranjith in Kabali and Kaala. J Baby is backed by Ranjith in association with Abhayanand Singh, Piiyush Singh, Saurabh Gupta, Aditi Anand, and Ashwini Chaudhary.
As per reports, J Baby will be a family drama with Urvashi and Dinesh expected to play mother and son duo. Apart from them, the film also stars Lollu Sabha Maran who was recently seen in Vadakkupatti Ramasamy alongside Santhanam. The film is expected to have comic, emotional and drama portions.
Recently, the makers of J Baby had announced that the film has completed censor formalities . It received a clean U from the Censor Board, making it the first film hailing from Neelam Productions banner to get such a rating. J Baby has music scored by Tony Britto. The film was shot by cinematographer Jayanth M. It is to be noted that Dinesh featured in the directorial debut of Ranjith, Attakathi, thereby earning his monicker Attakathi Dinesh.
Meanwhile, Pa Ranjith, who has directed several hit films like Sarpatta Parambarai, Kaala, Attakathi, found Neelam Productions to back films that tell strong stories. Pariyerum Perumal, Seththumaan, Writer, are some of the critically acclaimed films hailing from the banner. He is also co-producing his upcoming directorial Thangalaan along with Studio Green banner.