From Supergood Films comes a bilingual titled 'Aran' in Tamil and 'Kirtichakara' in Malayalam. The cast includes actors from Tamil and Malayalam fields.
Led by Superstar Mohanlal, it has Jeeva, Gopika, Lakshmi Gopalsamy, Reema Sen, Biju Menon, Shammi Thilagan, Hanifa, Shweta Menon, Ramesh Khanna, Ganja Karuppu, Delhi Ganesh, Innocent and Nawab, an actor from Mumbai.
The film is directed by Major Ravi, a former commando in the armed forces. The major had apprenticed under director Priyadarshan, and earlier assisted makers like Maniratnam, Rajkumar Santoshi and many others to bring authenticity in the scenes with army backdrops.
This film, which he also scripts, is based on his various experiences as an army man. With the backdrop of militancy in the Kashmir valley, the story centres on the friendship between a Major and a havaldar, played by Mohanlal and Jeeva.