By: Settu Shankar
Tuesday, August 07, 2007
Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Dr. Kalaignar M. Karunanidhi watched a
special premiere of Thangar Bachaan's Pallikoodam at the
Four Frames theater in Chennai on Sunday.
He was accompanied by his wife Rajaathi Ammal and daughter and
Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi on the occasion. Thangar Bachan, along
with his wife, also accompanied him. After watching the movie,
Karunanithi heaped laurels on Thangar's directorial skills. He
praised the script and idea of the director in portraying the life
in some schools in a dilapidated condition in a new way.
Karunanithi said, "Films like Pallikoodam will infuse new
energy into the commercialized world of cinema. Every Tamil should
feel proud after watching this film".
superstar Rajinikanth also watched the movie in a special show
organized by the producer at the Four Frames theater yesterday, and
appreciated the director for a job well done.
It might be recalled that this film was selected for screening
in this year's Cannes film festival and was later rejected without
In this movie, Thangar Bachan, Narain, Director Seeman and Sneha
play lead roles. The musical score is by Bharadwaj and Vishwas
Sundar has produced this film.