Award of Excellence – “Paartha’s Aanandhi” (Canada)

Title: Paartha’s Aanandhi
Runtime: 10 min
Country: Canada
Director: Shoban Narayanan
Placement: Award of Excellence
Competition: December, 2020

Synopsis: Paartha, an orphan banished by his own people is given refuge by local don Sethu and works in one of his restaurants. As Partha grows up he is approached by Sethu’s sister Aanandhi who says she is in love with him, which he refuses due to his loyalty to his boss.

An anonymous caller tips off Sethu about his sisters love interest and in a moment of rage, Sethu beats up Paartha and threatens to kill him even if he dares to speak a word to Aanandhi anymore. Dual Role of Lead Character is Highlight.

What happens next is the story of Paarthavin Aanandhi.

This story is set to happen in Madurai and other parts of India.