“Vetrimaaran, note pannunga sir,” says Vignesh Shivan

Enthused about the six Oscar nominations for highly-acclaimed Korean film ParasiteĀ directed by master filmmaker Boon Joon-Ho, filmmaker Vignesh Shivan tagged Vetrimaaran to make note of his historic occasion as it’s the first time in the history of Academy awards that a Korean film has managed to bag both Best Picture and Best Foreign Film nods.

Vetrimaaran is one of the highly successful filmmakers in Tamil who has managed to cater to both audiences and critics alike with his films. HisĀ VisaaranaiĀ was shortlisted for the Oscars longlist and his work has been admired by many in the Indian film industry including the likes of Balu Mahendra.

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