Sathyaraj's prestigious film Periyar and the Parthiban
Bharathi film Ammuvagiya Naan have been selected for
screening at the International Film Festival in Goa. The festival
will be held on 23 rd November to 3rd December. There are 23 films
selected from various languages for the Indian Panorama section
including Periyar and Ammuvagiya Naan. A five-member
panel, headed by director K Sethumadhavan, selected all the 23
films from 119 feature films that had entered the contest.
The Government of Tamilnadu has financially aided to the film
Periyar, which was originally produced by Liberty
Creations, the cinema wing of Dravidar Kazhagam. Ammuvagiya
Naan is a medium budget film directed by Padma Magan with
different script. The story revolves around the tears and joy of a
prostitute who gets married with a writer. Both the films will also
be screened in other international film festivals abroad as
official entries of the Indian Panorama section.