Peranbu to have its Asian premiere today at the 21st Shanghai International Film Festival.
Mammootty’s Peranbu is one of the most awaited Tamil movies of the year. The movie directed by Ram is currently doing its rounds at the international film festival circuit. Peranbu is having its Asian premiere today at the 21st edition of the prestigious Shanghai International Film Festival.
Earlier this year, the movie was also screened at the International Film Festival of Rotterdam (IFFR). Peranbu secured 20th position amongst the 187 films considered for the audience award category at the festival. It was also nominated for the NETPAC (Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema) award.
Peranbu, according to trustworthy reports, is an intense emotional family drama. Mammootty plays the role of Amudhan, a middle-class father working as a taxi driver abroad. Anjali is also there in a crucial role in the movie. Critics who watched Peranbu at the Rotterdam film festival gave unanimously positive reviews. Mammootty as Amudhan is said to have given one of his finest performances till date.
Sarath Kumar, Baby Sadhana, Anjali Ameer, Suraj Venjaramoodu, Kaniha and Samuthirakani are also playing significant roles in the movie. PL Thennappan is producing the movie under the banner of Sri Rajalakshmi Films. The makers are yet to announce the Indian theatrical release date.