Monday, January 22, 2007
Yesterday the film on autism awareness featuring Jothika and Surya
What is autism? When the brain is under developed, this affects
especially children of a young age and they are not able to move
freely with other children. This is a bodily deficiency and not a
The number of autistic children is increasing, so awareness has
to be created among the public about autism. So, the We Can Trust
has created a documentary. They run a special school for autistic
children at Kapaleeswarar Nagar in Neelankarai, Chennai.
In the film, Surya and Jyotika interact with autistic children.
They explain about autism and give information to create
The film is directed by Jayendra Panchapakesan and camera is by
PC Sriram. Speaking to reporters yesterday, Surya said, "We have
made arrangements to screen this documentary between film
screenings through out Tamilnadu."