Veteran actor Thilakan, who recently won a special mention jury award in the recently-announced National Awards for his outstanding performance in Ekantham (2007) directed by Madhu Kaithapram, will inagurate a seven-day drama festival 'Arangorukkam-2008' at a function to be held in the Fine Arts Hall, Kochi at 5.30 p.m. today (6.10.08).
The drama festival is organized by the Youth Wing of the Ernakulam Merchants' Union as part of the Silver Jubilee celebrations of the Youth Wing, a press release said.
The latest Malayalam plays will be staged over the next seven days and a total of 25 awards are to be won under various categories.
'SMS Vazhi Vanna Pranayam' from Ochira Nila will open the drama festival. The other plays to be staged are 'Amma Malayalam,' 'Parayuka Vallppozhum,' 'Ayyaal Paridhikku Purthanu,' 'Adya Valluvan,' 'Charithrathillathavar,' and 'Palattu Koman'.