Kannada film industry has now reached the next level! One movie in the recent days, which has brought in huge respect to Sandalwood is the 62nd National Award winning movie Naanu Avanalla Avalu, directed by BS Lingadevaru.
The two National Award winning movie, Naanu Avanalla
Avalu has released all over Karnataka on Sep 25th. How well
did the movie about the life of transgenders capture the heart of
Kannada audiences? Read the review
Naanu Avanalla Avalu Story:
Madesha(Sanchari Vijay) is a boy from
Kamalapura born to middle class, simple living and caring parents.
As every parent does, Madesha's parents show unconditional love as
he is a boy. After a period of time Madesha craves to become a
girl. His body language, gestures and feelings change as he meets
his friend Govinda.
Madesha's parents and his sister worry about his future as he
develops a lifestyle similar to a girl. Worried about his future
Madesha moves to city and lives with his sister. The story takes a
new turn when Madesha leaves his sister's place to evolve into real
'her' in him!
It needs great strength and bold effort to play the role of a
transgender in a movie and Sanchari Vijay has nailed it in each and
every frame. Naanu Avanalla Avalu will remain as the
benchmark movie of Sanchari Vijay. Along with Vijay, the movie also
effectively shows us the changes brought in the perspectives of
film making in Kannada film industry.
Other characters Sumithra and Sundar steal the show as best
62nd National Award winning movie Naanu Avanalla Avalu
is based on the autobiography of a transgender, 'I am Vidya'.
Vidhya is a theatre artiste and also owns her own NGO, she is well
known as 'Smile Vidhya'. Even though Naanu Avanalla Avalu
is not penned by BS Lingadevru, the captain of the ship has done a
brilliant job by writing the best screenplay, which occupies the
Cinematographer Ashok V Raman and makeup man Raju and Nagaraju
need appreciations for giving their best.
Seelin's music is yet another major heartrending factor for
Naanu Avanalla Avalu which directly portrays the message
and connects to the viewers. Along with meaningful composition,
Anoop himself has lent his voice for the soothing and
heart-touching songs of this well appreciated movie.
Naanu Avanalla Avalu is a must watch. A very rare movie by Kannada director BS Lingadevaru which is emotional, yet educational and enlightens the minds of society about many Madeshas' who have evolved themselves as 'Vidya'.