Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Bharathiraja plans film of Lankan Tamils

Gopal Ethiraj from Chennai

K Bharathiraja

Chennai, 02 June (Asiantribune.com): Leading filmmaker K Bharathiraja is to make a film on the Sri Lankan conflict highlighting the plight of Tamils caught in the war.

"The film will focus on the role of LTTE... against the Sinhala regime," according to Bharathiraja, who has several hits to his credit. He is very much inspired by the slain LTTE leader Velupillai Prabhakaran. The script is yet to be finalised and he would be using fresh faces for the film, sources say. Full text