Vijay Sethupathi's Acclaimed Film Gets French Honor
By Vivek Raj | Galatta | 02:22 PM
Vijay Sethupathi has shown exceptional skills as an actor in the industry with his wide range of roles over the years.
Despite proving excellence as an actor, 'Makkal Selvan' Vijay Sethupathi has shown promise as a producer too.
One of his films, Merku Thodarchi Malai, although not released theatrically, has won praise at several film festivals across the world.
Directed by Lenin Bharathi, Merku Thodarchi Malai produced under the Vijay Sethupathi Productions banner has Antony and Gayathri krishna in lead roles with 'Isaignani' Ilaiyaraaja scoring the music.
Merku Thodarchi Malai has now been invited to the Toulouse Indian Film Festival in France and will be competing for both the Jury and Audience Prizes scheduled to take place on April 13.
This European premiere makes it the 8th official selection for the film which narrates the story of landless labor class people living on the borders of Kerala and Tamil Nadu after being showered with laurels in film festivals in New York, Chicago, Singapore to name a few.
Merku Thodarchi Malai will be screened at the Cinema ABC of rue St. Bernard in Toulouse on April 13 at 8.30PM with French subtitles.