Kalaipuli S Thanu is a veteran Tamil film producer, who gave innumerable successful box office films in Tamil Nadu circuit. He also launched a banner with his name, ‘’Kalaipuli Films International"( known as V. Creations) as a distributor.
Of late, we hear that Kalaipuli S Thanu is prepared to commence shooting for his upcoming film ‘’Kabali ‘’where Rajanikanth is going to play a dual role in the movie. The superstar will play the role of a mafia don and other one as a Malaysian cop. The film has Radhika Apte
, playing the female lead and it will be directed by Pa Ranjith. The veteran film producer has derived the title of this film as Rajini plays a character called Kabaleeshwaran. After many years, the superstar will play a dual role. Producer of the movie Kalaipuli S Thanu was in trouble with the title of the film earlier. He has produced 26 films and distributed 6 films so far. He also did in a cameo appearance for a film Magalir Mattum in 1995. His film Vanna Vanna Pookkal directed by Balu Mahendra
won the National Film Award for best feature film in Tramil in 1992. Some of the successful movies that he released included Chennai Kadhal (2006),Aalavandhan (2001), Siraichalai (1996) etc.
In January, 2015, Kalaipuli S Thanu was currently the elected president for Tamil Film Producers Council (TFPC),Thanu and company has formulated the idea of establishment of anti-piracy unit with retired cops, makes provisions to release Tamil movies on home DVD within a month of its release and also reduce the digital processing rates charged by UFO, QUBE and other companies.
Tamil Film Producers Council’s President and veteran producer, Kalaipuli S Thanu had launched two prestigious projects- Kabali and Vijay 59 which has industry’s two biggest names, Rajinikanth and Vijay respectively. Thanu is hopeful that both the films will pull audiences to the theaters.