Film crew survives flash floods

The cast and crew of under-production Kattumalli, survived flash flooded and managed to escape to safety while shooting a song sequence in Kalikesam village near Kaniyakumari.

The movie directed by Mallikeswaran features Mynaa fame Viddharth and newcomer Sri Vidhya. They were shooting for a song sequence choreographed by Shivasankar, when a flash flood swept the place. Immediately the crew rushed to safer place and informed officials of the forest department, who helped them reach safer spots. The shooting was called off for the day and they returned the next day to complete the song.

Speaking about the incident, the director says, ‘we can’t forget the experience. It was horrifying’.