Pariyerum perumal- Best feature film of the year in CIFF!
Pariyerum perumal, the cult classic which played a “powerful” role wherever it went, portrayed the pain of casteism and its discrimination, went on to be a super- hit venture both in terms of content and box office. Clearing out the major festivals, PP a weekback,had its screening at Chennai International film festival-2018(CIFF) amongst many other films. From kollywood, Dinesh‘s annanukujey, Vijay sethupathi’s 96 and dhanush’s Vadachennai had its screening too.
Amongst those, Mari selvaraj directorial “Pariyeum perumal” was declared as the best Tamil feature film 2018, by the jury’s. Director duo Pushkar-gayathri ,one among the 12 jury member squad, unanimously picked PP. also, Prem’s directorial 96, was awarded the second best tamil film of the year. Director Vetrimaran was awarded the special jury recognition for directing Vadachennai and producing annanku jey.
the festival which started on December 13, continued over a week span. more than 150 films were shortlisted and these films became the winners.