Mari Selvaraj’s Sports Drama “Bison – Kaalamaadan” Commences Filming


Filmmaker Mari Selvaraj’s much-anticipated sports drama, featuring actor Dhruv Vikram and produced by Pa Ranjith’s Neelam Productions, has officially commenced filming. The project, previously unveiled as a collaboration between Selvaraj and Ranjith, took its first steps towards production today, marking a significant milestone in its journey.

Accompanying the commencement of filming is the exciting revelation of the film’s title: “Bison – Kaalamaadan.” This announcement was accompanied by a special first look image showcasing Dhruv, intensifying anticipation among eager fans.


While initial reports suggest that “Bison” narrates the real-life saga of Kabaddi player Manathi Ganesan, the makers are yet to provide official confirmation on this aspect. However, a statement from the production team sheds light on the film’s essence, describing it as a gripping sports drama that delves into themes of courage, resilience, and triumph in the face of daunting challenges.

Adding to the intrigue, the film boasts a stellar cast ensemble, with Anupama Parameswaran portraying the female lead alongside acclaimed actors Lal, Pasupathy, Kalaiyarasan, Rajisha Vijayan, Hari Krishnan, Azhagam Perumal, and Aruvi Madhan in pivotal roles.

“Bison – Kaalamaadan” is set to resonate with audiences through its musical compositions by Nivas K Prasanna, cinematography by Ezhil Arasu K, editing by Sakthikumar, and art direction by Kumar Gangappan.

Produced under the banner of Neelam Productions by Pa Ranjith, and presented by Applause Entertainment, the film marks a noteworthy reunion between Mari Selvaraj and Pa Ranjith following their critically acclaimed collaboration on the groundbreaking 2018 film “Pariyerum Perumal.”