The filmmakers of Jallikattu 5-23 Jan 2017 have opened new horizons by taking the film to Japan. For the first of its kind, the filmmakers today have signed a deal with the eminent Kurosawa studios headed by Legendary filmmaker Akira Kurosawa ‘s daughter Kazuko Kurosawa in Japan.
The Kurosawa studios is an eminent name in the Japan film industry. Kazuko Kurosawa is a popular name in the Japanese film industry. She has worked with filmmakers who have gained international acclaim. She has directly worked with Akira Kurosawa, Takeshi Kitano and several other leading filmmakers. She worked as the costume designer for Zatoichi, Total Outrage and several other films.
The Kurosawa studio will associate itself with the film and will be the releasing the film in Japan territory.
The Jallikattu movement created a stir in Japan as several gathered to show their support to the pride of the
language, culture and soil. The selected members of the Kurosawa studio saw some footage of the film and were
amazed at the enormity of the situation.
The film is in its final stages of post-production with a significant part of work taking place at Madras Talkies studio.
Jallikattu is directed by Santhosh with music by Ramesh Vinayakam and being produced by Nirupama and co-produced by Jayapal Natesan, from Washington, Guruu Saravanan from Singapore and Murugesh Ganapathy from
California who joined the team from different parts of the world.