'Sillu Karupatti' selected for Osaka film festival

Critically acclaimed Tamil anthology Sillu Karupatti has been selected for screening at the Japan film festival
Sillu Karupatti, the 2019-released Tamil anthology, has been selected for screening at the Osaka Tamil International Film Festival in Japan. Written and directed by Halitha Shameem, the movie will be screened on November 1 in Osaka. The movie has also been nominated for the Tamil Best Feature Film of The Year 2019.

In response to the nomination, Shameem tweeted a photo of a scene from the movie with Japanese subtitles and wrote, “How cute is this!! Thank you, Osaka Tamil International film festival.” Actress Sunainaa, who starred in the movie, also took to Twitter and wrote: “Hello Japan #SilluKaruppatti has been officially selected for screening & also been nominated for the category Best Tamil Feature Film of the year 2019 at the @osaka_tamil Festival Nov 1, 2020, Osaka City, JAPAN.” Actor Nivedithaa Sathish from the movie wrote, “JAPAN IT IS! The film fest, which began its journey this year, features Tamil artistes, including Bose Venkat and Daniel Balaji, in its team. According to a tweet posted by them, Radhakrishnan Parthiban has also submitted his film Oththa Seruppu Size 7 for nominations.

Sillu Karupatti was critically acclaimed and had recently won two awards at the 2020 Toronto Tamil International Film Festival. It won the jury award for Best Feature Film Women Director and Best Experimental Feature Film.

The romance anthology features an ensemble cast including Samuthirakani, Sunainaa, Leela Samson, Nivedhithaa Sathish, Sara Arjun and Manikandan in the lead.

Shameem, who is a former associate of Pushar-Gayatri, had also handled the editing. Sillu Karupatti was bankrolled by Venkatesh Velineni, Suriya’s banner presented the movie. Pradeep Kumar had composed the music, while Abinandhan Ramanujam, Manoj Paramahamsa, Vijay Kartik Kannan and Yamini Yagnamurthy had handled the camera.


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