Chennai: K. Gnanavel Raja of Studio Green is keen to acquire the distribution rights of Tamil film 'Kumki', an interesting tale of a mahout and his elephant.'The deal is still under talks. It will be finalised by next week,' a source close to the 'Kumki' team told IANS.Directed by Prabhu Solomon of 'Myna' fame, 'Kumki' has been produced by Thirrupathy Brothers and stars Vikram Prabhu, grandson of legendary actor Sivaji Ganesan and son of Prabhu.Studio Green, a Tamil film production and distribution company, has lately shifted from producing films to promoting and distributing off beat quality cinema, especially with newcomers.Recently, it distributed 'Attakathi', which was made on a budget of Rs.2.5 crore and garnered about Rs.4 crores in its first week in Tamil Nadu. The film is still running to packed houses here.Southern cinema stalwarts Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan had graced audio launch of the film, for which music has been composed by D. Imman.The film is directed by Prabhu Solomon and produced by Lingusamy's Thirrupathi Brothers Film Media (P) Ltd. It is said that “South Indian theatrical rights of Kumki including Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh has acquired by Studio Green.
Vikram Prabhu makes his debut through this film where he plays the role of elephant care-taker and he fall in love with Lakshmi Menon.
The most of the scenes are shot at dense forests of TamilNadu. The music of the film by D Imman. Thambi Raamiah also doing a vital role in the film.