KT Kunjumon, (R) Thota Tharani

Veteran art director Thota Tharani has joined the crew of upcoming film Gentleman 2.

Bankrolled by veteran producer KT Kunjumon, Gentleman 2 is the sequel to his 1993 blockbuster film, Gentleman. While the original marked director Shankar’s debut in cinema, the sequel is helmed by Gokul Krishna who directed Aaha Kalyanam.

Gentleman 2 has music scored by MM Keeravani and cinematography by Ajayan Vincent. Thota Tharani’s daughter Rohini Tharani will also be working alongside her father for the art direction of the project.

Thota Tharani has served as art director for hit films such as Nayagan, Thalapathy, Sivaji, Rudhramadevi, Gentleman, Kadhalan, Kadhal Desam, Ratchagan, among others. He is also part of Mani Ratnam’s upcoming epic drama Ponniyin Selvan.

Kunjumon is producing the film Gentleman 2 under his banner Gentleman Film International. The film’s female leads are Nayanthara Chakravarthy and Priya Lal, while the male lead is yet to be announced.