Baana Kaathadi (Kite) is a 2010 Tamil romance film written and directed by Badri Venkatesh. Atharvaa, son of Tamil actor Murali, makes his debut in the film as a lead actor, while Prasanna, Samantha, and Karunas also play lead roles, while Murali makes a cameo appearance. Featuring music scored by Yuvan Shankar Raja, cinematography by Richard M. Nathan and editing by Suresh Urs, the film, which was launched in March 2009, released on 6 August 2010. It is the last movie of Murali, who made a special appearance in this movie, before his death in September 2010. This movie was an above average grosser but was an acclaimed film.