While Adaminte Makan Abu has got a direct entry; Urumi, directed by Santhosh Sivan will be the inaugural film in the festival. Award winning film Bombay March 12, Chappa Kurishu, Melvilasam, Karmayogi and Traffic are the other selected films. KR Manoj"s documentary A Pestering Journey is also selected in non feature film section.
Adaminte Makan Abu, written, directed and co-produced by first-time filmmaker Salim Ahamed, stars Salim Kumar and Zarina Wahab in the lead. Urumi, directed by Santosh Sivan has Prithviraj, Genelia Dsouza, Prabhu Deva and Vikram star in the film.
Seven Malayalam films have been selected for the Indian Panorama section of Goa International Film Festival (IFFI) commencing at Goa from November 23.