Up to date: December 13, 2020 4:01:39 pm
Filmmaker Guneet Monga says she is honoured to come back on board Jallikattu, India’s official entry within the Worldwide Characteristic Movie class on the 93rd Academy Awards, as an govt producer.
Directed by Lijo Jose Pellissery, the Malayalam function follows a tribe of males coming collectively to cease a bull that has run amok of their village.
Monga, recognized for backing movies like Gangs of Wasseypur sequence, Masaan and The Lunchbox, took to social media to share the information, writing she was thrilled to hitch the staff forward of its journey on the Oscars.
It’s an absolute honour to hitch staff Jallikattu on its Oscar journey.
Jallikattu blew my thoughts, it’s a excessive octane masterpiece!!
Lijo @mrinvicible you’re phenomenal
— Guneet Monga (@guneetm) December 12, 2020
“It’s an absolute honour to hitch staff Jallikattu on its Oscar journey. Jallikattu blew my thoughts, it’s a excessive octane masterpiece! Lijo, you’re phenomenal. Let’s do that,” the producer tweeted.
Final 12 months, Interval. Finish of Sentence, the 2018 brief movie on menstruation co-produced by Monga, received the Oscar within the Documentary Brief Topic class.
Jallikattu, which derives its title from the popular-yet-controversial bull-taming occasion in south India, relies on a brief story by Hareesh.
The movie options actors Antony Varghese, Chemban Vinod Jose, Sabumon Abdusamad and Santhy Balachandran. Jallikattu had its premiere in September 2019 on the Toronto Worldwide Movie Competition and obtained widespread essential acclaim.
The film was notably praised for Pellissery’s spectacular directing effort, ably supported by Girish Gangadharan’s cinematography and Renganaath Ravee’s wild sound design work. Pellissery additionally received one of the best director trophy on the fiftieth Worldwide Movie Competition of India final 12 months for the movie.
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