Kaaka Muttai won two National Film Awards in 2015 for Best Children's Film and Best Child Artist (Ramesh and Vignesh). The movie was directed by debutant director M Manikandan and was produced by actor Dhanush and director Vetrimaaran. It went on to be a hit film widely appreciated by audiences around the world.
The movie has now been remade in Marathi and titled Half Ticket. Marathi cinema director has a penchant for children's movies. Director Samit Kakkad is helming the project which is produced by Nanubhai Jaisinghani under banner of Video Palace. Music director G V Prakash is the music director as in the original movie and the lyrics are penned by Kshitij Patwardhan.
The first poster of the movie was released recently. The soul of the film has been maintained but attuned to Marathi sensibilities. Cinematographer Sanjay Memane will handle the direction of photography.
Half Ticket is ready to release in 22 July 2016.