Director Mani Ratnam’s forthcoming movie ‘Kadal’ is one of the most awaited films. The director, known not to rope in any big-time comedians, has roped in Malayalam comedian Baiju. The film’s expectations has another reason too, and that is something to do with the casting. Gautham, son of Karthik and Thulasi Nair, sister of Karthika Nair are playing the lead pair in Kadal that also casts Aravind Swamy, Ponvannan, Pasupathy, Lakshmi Manchu and Thambi Ramaiah in the vital roles.The film is progressing in a brisk pace and Mani’s one-time favourite Arvind Swamy has tweeted in his micro-blogging site as, “Getting through the twists and turns of the script. Interesting shoot ahead.” A R Rahman is scoring music for the film, with camera being cranked by Rajiv Menon and editing by Sreekar Prasad.