“Sivaranjaniyum Innum Sila Pengallum” alias “Sivaranjani and Two Other Women” has won the Best Film Award at the 28th Fukuoka International Film Festival! Director Vasanth S. Sai was present in Japan to receive this prestigious award from the Festival Director, Hariki Yasuhiro, and Kubota Isao, Chairman of the Film Festival Committee.
Upon receiving this honour, director Vasanth, who was visibly touched by the appreciation of the Japanese audiences, said, “I am humbled & happy that Sivaranjani and Two Other Women has won the Best Film Award at the Fukuoka International Film Festival. I thank the festival team and I would like to place on record that it is my writers who are the heroes. My writers are the late Ashokamitran, the late Aadhavan and the living legend Jeya Mohan. They are the backbone of this film and I would like to thank them in a big way.”
The film, starring Parvathy Thiruvothu, Lakshmi Priya Chandramouli, and Kaleseewari Srinivasan, had its Japanese Premiere at the festival on September 15, where it was received with great applause, as the only Indian feature film chosen to be showcased! The film has two more screenings at the festival on September 18 & 19.