Chennai: Renowned filmmakers such as Deepa Mehta, Ashutosh Gowariker and Shekhar Kapur are floored by the recently released trailer of upcoming Tamil romantic-drama ‘Mariyaan’.
Directed by Bharatbala, ‘Mariyaan’ features Dhanush in the lead role. It narrates the story about the will to survive of a fisherman held captive.
Buoyed by the response he received for the trailer, Bharatbala posted on his Twitter page: "Ashutosh Gowariker on trailer: My god, it`s both enthralling and exhilarating. Outstanding! Superb! (I) already feel it`s going to be a hit".
"Shekhar Kapur on trailer: Bala, it`s very exciting and great visually. Congratulations. Shekhar," he further posted.
Filmmaker Deepa Mehta told him that she is eagerly waiting for the film.
"Deepa Mehta on trailer: (It) absolutely rocks, intriguing, visually stunning (and) with a score to die for. Really whets the appetite for the film. Can`t wait," posted Bharatbala on his Twitter page.
Set against the backdrop of Kanyakumari and Sudan, the film also features Parvathi Menon, Appukutty, Salim Kumar and Jagan. It has music by Oscar-winning composer A.R Rahman.
Produced by Venu Ravichandran, ‘Mariyaan’ is slated to release May 31.