01/4 Ten years of Mayakkam Enna: Interesting facts about the film
Mayakkam Enna is a musical drama written and directed by Selvaraghavan. The film has Dhanush and Richa Gangopadhyay in the lead. The rest of the star cast includes Sunder Ramu, Mathivanan Rajendran, Pooja Devariya to name a few. Music for the film is by GV Prakash Kumar, cinematography by Ramji and editing by Kola Bhaskar.
02/4 The film was initially titled Ithu Maalai Nerathu Mayakkam
The film was initially titled Ithu Maalai Nerathu Mayakkam and the title was finally changed to Mayakkam Enna. Dhanush played a photographer, who aspires to become a wildlife photographer. Dhanush’s performance was lauded by the audience and critics. The film was dubbed and released in Telugu as Mr Karthik.
03/4 The film marked the debut of Richa Gangopadhyay in Tamil
Richa Gangopadhyay, who had made her Telugu debut with the film Leader, and later, worked on other hit Telugu films like Nagavalli, Mirapakaay, Sarocharu and Mirchi, made her Kollywood debut with Mayakkam Enna. Her performance in the film was appreciated. She later went on to do the commercial action entertainer Osthe opposite Silambarasan, which was the remake of the Hindi hit Dabangg.
04/4 This marks Selva’s second collaboration with GV Prakash
GV Prakash and Selvaraghavan had earlier teamed up for Aayirathil Oruvan and the songs in the album were chartbusters. Mayakkam Enna marked their second collaboration. Interestingly, GV Prakash was replaced by Yuvan Shankar Raja in the interim due to date clashes for the composer, but eventually GV Prakash was brought in again.