Director Hariharan received an award from President Patibha Patil at a function held at Rastrapathi Bhavan on February 27. The award was instituted by the Veera Pazhassi Raja Foundation, Delhi.
Hariharan is directing the Malayalam movie Pazhassi Raja, which brings out the history of Pazhassi Raja. The producer of the film is Gokulam Gopalan. The shooting of the film continues at Wayanad. Mammootty plays the main lead.