"Kalidas" created history in the tamil film industry in 1931 when it became
the first tamil talkie movie and after 70 years NAGALINGAM, which is
slated for release on June 23, 2000 in Tamil nadu, promises to set a new
milestone in the industry.
Director cum Actor Baabu Ganesh's Nagalingam is all set to send the
audience into a dream like state as it will carry the fragrance to them.
Audience, who were hitherto enjoying the innovations in audio and video
technology while watching a film, will have the luxury of enjoying the
fragrances, coinciding with various scenes on the screen while watching
For instance, while showing the song "ROSAVE, ROSAVE" with a
backgroundof rose garden, the whole theatre will smell the fragrance of Roses.
While the heroine performs a pooja in a temple, the audience can smell camphor.
While smells of Thazhambu, Sambrani and Jasmine will overwhelm the
audience in different scenes in the film.
Babu Ganesh, a film institute product and an upcoming film maker, who has
come out with this innovative and unique concept, says that if this
technique is adopted widely, it would help to curb the video piracy
effectively as the audience will be forced to go to the theatres to enjoy
the film in totality.
Babu Ganesh, who has acted in more than half a dozen films and doing lead
roles in many telefilms has already the Limca Book of Records for handling
as many as nine tasks of film making himself in his maiden venture "Kadal
He had played lead roles in "Ithanai naal engirunthai" with Khusboo and
"Desiya Paravai" with Oorvasi, the later is in finishing stages.
He is in the race for creating records as in his latest venture Nagalingam,
he has handled 14 functions of film making, and is all set to enter the
Guinness Book of World Records.
Vittalacharya fame, C.H.Rajkumar has done the camera work for Nagalingam,
which is produced by Maragathamani. Ravali and Neena are heroines while
Prihviraj joins Babu Ganesh as supporting hero.
The film is already making lots of waves in getting publicity in the form
of articles and comments in leading newspapers of India - both Tamil and
English)- and through various news bureaus and leading magazines.
The film is attracting lots of enquiries. Babu Ganesh is also slated to
show this film to the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Mr.M.Karunanidhi, with
whom he has sought an appointment.