This Article is From May 24, 2012

Akashathinte Niram selected for Shanghai Film Festival

 Akashathinte Niram selected for Shanghai Film Festival

Highlights

  • Akashathinte Niram (The Colour of the Sky), a Malayalam film directed by Biju has been chosen for the Golden Goblet competition section of the Shanghai International Film Festival.
  • This is the first time a Malayalam movie is being selected for the main competition section of the Shanghai festival, a release here said.
  • The festival is to be held from June 16 to 24 in Shanghai, China.
  • Akashathinte Niram is the fourth feature film directed by Biju. His earlier films Saira (2005), Raman (2008) and Veettilekulla Vazhi (The Way Home/2010) were screened at various international festivals.
  • Veettilekulla Vazhi also bagged the national award for the best Malayalam film last year.
Thiruvananthapuram: Akashathinte Niram(The Colour of the Sky), a Malayalam film directed by Bijuhas been chosen for the Golden Goblet competition section ofthe Shanghai International Film Festival.

This is the first time a Malayalam movie is beingselected for the main competition section of the Shanghaifestival, a release here said.

The festival is to be held from June 16 to 24 inShanghai, China.

Akashathinte Niram is the fourth feature film directed byBiju. His earlier films Saira (2005), Raman (2008) andVeettilekulla Vazhi (The Way Home/2010) were screened atvarious international festivals.

Veettilekulla Vazhi also bagged the national award forthe best Malayalam film last year.