VASANTHATHIN KANAL VAZHIKALIL MOVIE

This movie is a tribute to a brave son of Kerala. Later on, he became immersed in battling for the rights of the oppressed and labouring classes. Their politics differed but not their admiration for the man who dreamt of a free and equal society. Here was a man who had held the tricolour and kept it flying during a protest when Congress men defied the salt law in Malabar and braved the blows of the British police. We have used real footage of some of the milestones of the struggle for Independence. He was also at the forefront of the Vaikom Satyagraha. Why is it being released again after its first release in April this year? What is the focus of your film?

What is the focus of your film? What is special about the 3, actors in the film is that many of them are actually labourers who we chose and trained to act in the film. Krishna Pillai who fought against injustice all his life. Some of the events are fiction, which was necessary to aid the narrative. It was a journey of discovery to learn about this relentless fighter and audacious activist who did not seem to have known the meaning of fear. Later on, he became immersed in battling for the rights of the oppressed and labouring classes. Krishnankutty, a set that we made in Kollam covered an area of six km.

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This Gandhian and staunch Congressman went on to sow the seeds of the Left movement in Kerala. Although I touch upon the socio-political background of the Kerala in the thirties, the film focusses on the major events in the forties in Kerala.

Please Email the Editor. Krishnankutty, a set that we made in Kollam covered an area of six km. When he died of snakebite at the age of 42, he was a hero of the working class in Kerala. The movie, starring Samuthirakani in the lead role of Krishna Pillai, reaches theatres today. We have used real footage of some of the milestones of the struggle for Independence.

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Samuthirakani in a still from Vasanthathinte Kanal Vazhikalil, a biopic on P. The film was in the making for a long time I was adamant that we would fasanthathin make any comprises vazbikalil making this film. Excerpts from an interview with Anil, the director, scriptwriter and producer of the film. But please remember that this film is not about political parties and partisan politics.

Krishna Pillai who fought against injustice all his life. Why is it being released again after its first release in April this year?

Ode to a brave patriot

Ringing in the changes that kaanl to transform Kerala, he became the first non-Brahmin to ring the bell inside Guruvayur temple. There is nothing overtly political about the film and I must admit that the film was shot with the help of people owing allegiance to different political parties.

The movie was released in March, when the State was on the eve vazhikwlil going to the polls. My aim was to highlight the valour, determination and personality of this freedom fighter from Kerala. But the movie has not deviated from his life. The star attraction, I feel, is octogenarian P.

A complaint was filed with the Election Commission that the movie was to campaign for the Left. It was a journey of discovery to learn about this relentless fighter and audacious activist who did not seem to have known the meaning of fear. Period films have a niche audience in Kerala. Under the leadership of art director K. The film is on the life and times of this indomitable organiser and activist who dedicated his life to fight against injustice.

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Kuttappan, James Vasanthan, A. During my research, I spoke to a number of senior leaders who worked with him and had interacted with this pioneer of the Communist movement in Kerala. He vasanyhathin also at the forefront of the Vaikom Satyagraha.

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With people like the late vasanthathun Murali and composers like P. Twenty singers have sung the nine songs. Arjunan, Medhini, Perumbavoor Ravindranath, C. Since it was a period film, we had to ensure that there were no electric line, poles, lamp posts and so on.

Later on, he became immersed in battling for the rights of the oppressed and labouring classes. Submit Please enter a valid email address.

Their politics differed but not their admiration for the man who dreamt of a free and equal society. Since we were handling a slice of history, I wanted to spare no effort to get the facts right. Saraswathy Nagarajan Thiruvananthapuram, November 13, It was an honour to work with this stalwart of the progressive movement in Kerala.

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Another interesting aspect about the film is its music. What is special about vazhi,alil 3, actors in the film is that many of them are actually labourers who we chose and trained to act in the film. What is the focus of your film? Anil decided to make amends by making a series of After tasting success with a series of audio biographies on the stalwarts of the Left movement in Kerala, eminent leaders such as EMS, AKG and P.

Here was a man who had held the vaxanthathin and kept it flying during a protest when Congress men defied the salt law in Malabar and braved the blows of the British police. Rehana and Anchal Udayakumar are the other composers.

I was adamant that we would not make any comprises vaasanthathin making this film.