Mirror the third silent film made by Kannada film producers will be featuring Guinness Book of World Record Holder Ajay Kumar alias Pakru in the leading role. Earlier two silent films were made by Kannadigas. The first was Pushpaka Vimana featuring Kamal Hassan in the all important role and directed by Singeetham Sreenivasa Rao made in the year 1987 and the second film is Parashu made a few years ago.
Talking about the film director Ma Ba who had worked as a Journalist for a few years said that the film deals with the sentimental aspects of the mother and her midget son. Pakru makes his debut in a silent film through Mirror which also has Veteran Kannada artists like Padma Vasanthi, Abhinaya, Ramesh Bhat, Kashi and others. Chandranna who was working as a cinematographic assistant to many cameramen is making a debut as a full fledged cameraman of this film. 'We have shot the film in natural lights and have not used any unit or any generator' says Manjunath Babu.
Ajaykumar or Pakru has already got two Best actor awards from the state for Kerala and Tamil Nadu for his performance in films like Arbhutha Dweepam in Malayalam and Dishshyum in Tamil respectively. His name has been included in the Guinness Book of World Records for being the film actor with the shortest height of 76 centimeters.
"I am not looking for sympathy, but I am looking for social acceptance. All my community of midgets do not want any sympathy from general public or even the state governments. If we are socially accepted, we can do wonders and achieve something better' says Pakru. He has also acted in Tele serials besides acting in over thirty Malayalam films and Three Tamil films. He has toured the globe exhaustively to give shows and entertain the audience.