China’s Shanghai International Film Festival had officially selected 6 films from India, this year. Among them, the only South Indian film is the Tamil film “Peranbu”.
Peranbu starring Megastar Mammootty, child artist Thangameenkal Sadhna, Anjali, Anjali Ameer and several others, is written and directed by Ram with music scored by Yuvan Shankar Raja. The film is produced by PL Thenappan under his production banner Shree Raajalakshmi Films.
The film had its Asian Premiere at China’s Shanghai International Film Festival on 16th June 2018. It was followed by a second screening on 17th June 2018 along with a “Meet the Audience” program. The film had a house full show following which it received a standing ovation for both the screenings at Shanghai similar to the ones at International Film Festival of Rotterdam.
The audience and the critics praised the soulful performance of Megastar Mammootty as world class. Likewise, Sadhna who debuted as Chellamma in the film “Thangameengal” playing the role of “Paappa” in Peranbu moved the audience by her stellar performance.
In the interaction session with the audience, one of the Chinese women informed that she is a big fan of Thangameengal surprising director Ram and the crew that a Chinese audience had watched the film. She further conveyed that she loved Peranbu more than Thangameengal and wished the entire team for a huge success.
Peranbu had its third screening at Shanghai International Film Festival yesterday. Producer P L Thenappan conveyed that they are planning to release the film soon for the Indian audience.