Follow in brother`s footsteps to succeed: Kannan tells Sathya

Chennai: Director R. Kannan Saturday said that newcomer Sathya should follow in his actor brother Arya`s footsteps and be as friendly and courteous as him to co-stars and everybody around to succeed in the industry.

Kannan, who has worked with Arya in Tamil comedy `Settai`, was speaking at the audio launch of "Amarakaaviyam", starring Sathya.

"I have worked with Arya, and so have so many other directors. He`s been friendly to each and every one of us. He`s been friendly even with his co-stars. This quality has made him successful. I feel Sathya should follow him," Kannan told reporters here.

Directed by Jeeva Shankar, `Amarakaaviyam` is a love story set against the backdrop of 1980s. It is produced by Arya.

The event was graced by a host of popular celebrities such as Nayantara, Trisha Krishnan, Pooja Umashankar, Rupa Manjari, Vijay, Prabhu Solomon, Vijay Anthony, Vishnuvardhan and Linguswamy.

Composer-actor Vijay Anthony, who had worked with Jeeva Shankar in Tamil thriller "Naan", said he`s proud of the latter`s work.

"I have worked with Jeeva before. He`s a committed director and I`m extremely proud of his work in aAmarakaaviyam`. I`m sure it will be another aMoondram Pirai` for audiences," Anthony said.

The film, also featuring Mia George, Ananth Nag, Thambi Ramaiah, is gearing up for release in July.

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