Music composer and anchor James Vasanthan is all set to try his hand in directing a movie. His maiden attempt will be a musical film titled Vaanavil Vaazhkai. This film deals about the rivalry among college students when they take part in inter-college cultural events.

The music director turned director wanted to make a proper musical film which has the lead characters sing and act. He assures that the movie will have around 19 songs in different genres.

James added that he wrote the script of Vaanivil Vaazhkai a year ago and wanted to helm it at the right time. This film boasts a bunch of newcomers in the lead roles.