Many may know Chinni Jayanth as a good comedian who has acted in scores of movies, alongside most of the top stars of Kollywood, but may not be aware of the fact that he is also a film director and producer.
He has produced and directed movies like Chinna Pulla (1994), Unakkaaga Mattum (2000), Kaanal Neer (2007) and Neeye En Kaadhali (2010).
The actor is now gearing up for his next production-direction venture titled Mannippaayaa with Priya Mani in the lead role.
Speaking about the film, Chinni Jayanth said that it was about a Visual Communication student who covers a controversial story for her internship project. The movie also focuses on drugs and rehabilitation, he added.
Among those in the cast are veteran Ajay Rathnam, Kovai Sarala, Kishore, Mano Bala and Ilavarasu. Newcomer Dhrona is scoring the music.