Vijay ‘s Thuppakki, which had won critics and audience appreciations, will be screened at the centenary fete of Indian cinema in Russia. The event will be held in December. Along with this movie, Kamal Hassan’s Vettaiyadu Vilayadu and Dhanush’s Aadukalam will be screened.
Indo-Russian Cultural and Friendship Society (IRCFS) has organised the event. “We are celebrating 100 years of Indian cinema in Russia in collaboration with the Russian government in December. Three Tamil films Thuppakki, Vettaiyadu Vilayadu and Aadukalam will be screened at the event,” P Thangappan, secretary general, IRCFS, told IANS.
Thuppakki was an action movie directed by AR Murugadoss. It starred Vijay and Kajal Aggarwal in the lead roles. Aadukalam, which featured Dhanush, Kishore and Taapsee Pannu in the key roles, won six National Awards. The Tamil drama was written and directed by Vetrimaran. Vettaiyadu Vilayadu was a crime-thriller directed by Gautham Menon. It starred Kamal Hassan, Jyothika and Prakash Raj in the lead roles.
The above-mentioned Tamil movies will be screend along with other movies from different languages. “These films will be screened along with several other Indian films. We are yet to zero in on the final list of films to be screened at the fest,” he added. The lead actors are not been invited yet, as there is still a lot of time.