Jan 31 Filmmaker Pa Ranjith, who has carved a space for the Dalit perspective in Tamil cinema, will participate in the Dalit Film and Culture Festival 2019 in February in the United States. Screenings will be held at the Columbia University and New School on February 23 and 24.
Pa Ranjith’s last directorial venture Kaala that had actor Rajinikanth in the lead and his latest blockbuster production, Pariyerum Perumal have been shortlisted as part of the festival. These films will compete with four other noted films – Neeraj Ghaywan’s Masaan, Jayan K Cherian’s Papilio Buddha, Nagaraj Manjule’s Fandry and Subodh Nagdeve’s Bole India Jai Bhim. Credit