In the comic lineThe makers of `Nagareega Komaali' are a confident group. They are very sure that the film will go down well with the audience. The progeny of popular yesteryear co medians come together for the venture — Surulirajan's grandson Jayashakti is the hero, while N.S. Krishnan's grandson, NSK. Rajan plays a significant role as a tea vendor. `Nagareega Komaali' that is due for release soon, has Kannada actor Neet asri as heroine. Ramji S. Balan helms the project with his story, screenplay, dialogue, music and direction.`Uyir' in OotyThe shooting of `Uyir' is in progress in Ooty, where most of the scenes are being shot. Composer Joshua Sridhar who created s ome scintillating melodies for `Kadhal' has repeated the magic for `Uyir,' assures a unit member. Parthiban's assistant Saami wields the baton for the first time for the film in which Srikanth and Samruksha are the lead players. Seventy per cent of the s hooting of `Uyir' is over and the film is slated for an April release.Rehman as dadaAfter `Ram,' Rehman returns as Lingam, the local dada in `Thoothukkudi.' It is said to be a pivotal role and going by the stills Rehman does look menacing. The ent ire film is being shot at Tuticorin and will be completed by March 5. Harikumar, the dance master of over 100 films is `Thoothukkudi's hero. He also takes care of the choreography. Karthika is the heroine of `Thoothukkudi,' written and directed by Sanjay ram.Madhu's musicIlaiyaraja's compositions will be a highlight of `Madhu' conceived, treated and directed by Thennarasu, you are told. Director Thennarasu makes his debut with the film. Another impressive technician in the team is film editor B. L enin. Pitted against hero `Jiththan' Ramesh is Priya Mani, who plays a devout young student. Ashish Vidyarti is the villain of `Madhu.'MALATHI RANGARAJAN