After the much acclaimed Veettilekkulla Vazhy, director Dr. Biju is again grabbing headlines as his Akasathinte Niram has been selected to the competition section of 15th Shanghai Film festival.
This is for the first time that a Malayalam cinema has been selected for the competition in Shanghai fest. The film depicts the story of four people who inhabits an island and the aftermath when an external person intrudes into their secluded life. The film is now scheduled to grace the Kerala theatres on July 6.
Oscar award winner Jean Jacques Anood is the jury chairman of the festival. Another Malayalam movie, Shalini Usha Nair's Akam will be screened in the Panorama section of the festival.