Soorarai Pottru selected for Shanghai International Film Festival
Suriya’s ‘Soorarai Pottru’ has entered the Panorama Section of Shanghai International Film Festival 2021. Rajasekar Pandian, who heads 2D Entertainment, the banner that produced the film, informed the big news by tweeting,
Happy that #SooraraiPottru #PraiseTheBrave enters Panorama Section of Shanghai International Film Festival 2021.
The 24th Shanghai International Film Festival is scheduled to be held from June 12 to 15 this year in Shanghai.
Earlier, ‘Soorarai Pottru’ had made it to the list of 366 films eligible for Best Picture in the Academy Awards. The film joined the Oscar race under the categories of Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Director, Best Original Score and a few other categories. It was the only Indian film amongst the films eligible for nomination at this year’s Oscars.
‘Soorarai Pottru’ directed by Sudha Kongara is about the story of a common man’s journey from humble backgrounds to accomplish his dream of launching an airlines service with the aim of serving the underprivileged. The film is inspired from the real life of Captain GR Gopinath, the founder of Air Deccan. Aparna Balamurali and veteran Urvashi also played key roles in it.