Karthi, Pranitha, Santhanam
N. Shankar Dayal
G. V. Prakash Kumar
Saguni is The film features Karthi and Pranitha in the lead roles, while Santhanam, Roja, Prakash Raj, Mumtaj and Nassar appear in supporting roles. The film along with its dubbed Telugu Version Sakuni will be released on June 22, 2012. The distribution rights for the film Shakuni in Kerala territory have been acquired by Beebah Creations and will be distributed by Beebah Creations & Sayujyam Cine Release
The film was first revealed in early April 2011, when it was reported that Karthi was considering a "social satire" script written by debutant film maker, Shankar Dayal, to be his next venture after the success of his previous film Siruthai Karthi confirmed the news and revealed he would feature in a new get-up for the film, although expressing that the script was still in development. Veteran actress Raadhika Sarathkumar signed on to play a supporting role in May 2011, whilst Roja signed on to play a doctor in the film and Mumtaj was selected to play a role making her comeback after 3 years.Pranitha who made her debut in Tamil with Udhayan, was confirmed for the lead female role. Anushka Shetty shot for a cameo role within one day. and her role is said to be a funny police officerSalim Ghouse was initially selected for a pivotal role, but he was replaced by Prakash Raj.
The first look of the film was duly released through a series of promotional posters in early 2011, with the makers suggesting a potential release to coincide with Diwali 2011. Some scenes were shot in and around Chennai including the Napier bridge, while the climax was shot in Hyderabad. The songs were choreographed by Bobby Antony, Baba Baskar, Prem Rakshith and Raju; one of which was shot in Poland. There were rumours that film is based on Neera Radia but makers quickly The soundtrack, composed by G. V. Prakash Kumar, consists of 5 tracks. The audio launch was initially to be held on May 11, but postponed to 2 June. The Telugu version would release on 5 June. Two songs along with the videos were launched on May 21, Karthi's birthday. The song "Kandha Kaaravadai" has been downloaded 75,000 timesSaguni's music is run-of-the-mill and has nothing new to offer". Milliblog wrote:"Saguni sees GV Prakash channeling his inner Harris Jeyaraj"Behindwoods wrote:"The songs have all been composed with the sole intention of entertaining the audience. Save the melody, the rest all play to the gallery all the way. Good ‘mass’ album"
The distribution rights were supposedly bought by Vendhar Movies for 23 croresThe film has been certified as "U" by Censor Board. The film's release were initially slated in Apriland May but failed to meet the deadline and finally it is announced that film would release on june 22.
The film has been certified as "U" by Censor Board.
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