Noted Malayalam film director Hariharan"s latest release
Pazhassi Raja has been selected for the prestigious
Fukuoka Film Festival in Japan. It will be held from September 17
to September 26.
The festival started its journey in 1991, and since then, it has
invited actor, actresses and film directors as guests to promote
their films by organizing discussions and symposiums.
Pazhassi Raja, the 2009 blockbuster movie, featured
megastar Mammootty, Sarath Kumar, Thilakan, Jagathi Sreekumar and
Padmapriya in the lead roles. It also has actors like Manoj K
Jayan, Kanika Subramaniam, Suresh Krishna, Suman and Linda Arsenio
in various vital roles.
On 16th October, 2009, it was released across Kerala with 130
prints. Renowned musician Ilayaraja composed music for the film,
which was produced by Gokulam Gopalan. Academy Award winner Resul
Pookutty was the sound designer of the movie.
It is the only Indian movie, which has been chosen to be
screened in this year"s Fukuoka Film Festival. Director Hariharan
is very excited that his film got selected and is more thrilled
because the film tells the story of patriotism.