Chennai:Director R. Kannan Saturday said that newcomer Sathya should follow in his actor brother Arya's footsteps and be as friendly and courteous as him to co-stars and everybody around to succeed in the industry.
Kannan, who has worked with Arya in Tamil comedy "Settai", was speaking at the audio launch of "Amarakaaviyam", starring Sathya.
"I have worked with Arya, and so have so many other directors. He's been friendly to each and every one of us. He's been friendly even with his co-stars. This quality has made him successful. I feel Sathya should follow him," Kannan told reporters here.
Directed by Jeeva Shankar, "Amarakaaviyam" is a love story set against the backdrop of 1980s. It is produced by Arya.
The event was graced by a host of popular celebrities such as Nayantara, Trisha Krishnan, Pooja Umashankar, Rupa Manjari, Vijay, Prabhu Solomon, Vijay Anthony, Vishnuvardhan and Linguswamy.
Composer-actor Vijay Anthony, who had worked with Jeeva Shankar in Tamil thriller "Naan", said he's proud of the latter's work.
"I have worked with Jeeva before. He's a committed director and I'm extremely proud of his work in aAmarakaaviyam'. I'm sure it will be another aMoondram Pirai' for audiences," Anthony said.
The film, also featuring Mia George, Ananth Nag, Thambi Ramaiah, is gearing up for release in July.