Having won the National Award, debutant filmmaker Raam Reddy’s Kannada film Thithi has garnered applause from top Bollywood celebrities. The film also won various awards at the prestigious film festivals such as Locarno, Marrakech and Palm Springs.“A special screening was held in Mumbai by Anurag Kashyap. Among those present at the event were Kangana Ranaut, Swara Bhaskar, Amit Trivedi, Shekhar Kapur and Sudhir Mishra,” says Vaikundarajan.
Vaikundarajan On National Award Winning Film Thithi
Having won the National Award, debutant filmmaker Raam Reddy’s Kannada film Thithi has garnered applause from top Bollywood celebrities. The film also won various awards at the prestigious film festivals such as Locarno, Marrakech and Palm Springs.
“A special screening was held in Mumbai by AnuragKashyap. Among those present at the event were KanganaRanaut, SwaraBhaskar, AmitTrivedi, ShekharKapur and SudhirMishra,” says Vaikundarajan.
The celebrities present at the event appreciated the film and the director’s work. The film is set for a release on 3rd June with English subtitles. “Interesting fact about the movie is that the film comprises of a non-professional cast,” adds Vaikundarajan.
The film is set in a remote village in South India. It is a satire that narrates the story of how three descendents react after a 101-year-old man named Century Gowda passes away. The three characters meet each other at the place of ‘thithi. “Thithi is the final day of rituals performed 11 days after the death,” explains Vaikundarajan.
Several Bollywood actors have praised the film. Aamir Khan tweeted about the film calling it a must watch. The most interesting praise came from Hollywood’s legendary director Francis Ford Coppola who called it one of the best films.
Vaikundarajan sends his congratulations to the entire crew and hopes for more success.