Natpukkaga is one of the most beautiful friendship films of all times. The film which stars Sarath Kumar and Vijay Kumar in the lead role went onto become a huge blockbuster and was a double role success for Sarath Kumar. The film completes 21 years today. Let’s look at some interesting facts about the film.
1. Mammootty was the original choice to play the lead role but he declined the offer and the role went to Sarath Kumar.
2. Soundarya and Keerthi Reddy were both considered for playing the heroine but the role eventually went to Simran.
3. It was remade in Telugu with Chiranjeevi and Meena and was titled Sneham Kosam. Vijayakumar reprised his role in the Telugu version as well.
4. The Kannada version was titled Diggajaru with Vishnuvardhan and Ambareesh. Sanghavi played Simran’s role in the Kannada version.
5. The film’s story was written by Jyothikrishna son of producer AM Ratnam. Jyothikrishna is also the director of Enakku 20 Unakku 18.
6. This was the second double role success of K. S Ravikumar – Sarath Kumar combo after Nattamai.
7. The K S Ravikumar – Sarath Kumar combo has been a part of 10 films.