Tamil film ‘Subramaniapuram’ got the pathbreaking film of the year award and the best film promoting national integration went to director Major Ravi for ‘Kurukshetra.[The Hindu : Friday Review Thiruvananthapuram / Cinema : Celebrating cinema]
This happened at the Idea Mathrubhumi Amrita Film Awards (MAFA) and really tells the story of how pathetic the state of Malayalam cinema is.
At a Malayalam film function we give an award to Subramaniapuram for path breaking film. We have seen Subramaniapuram and it is a path breaking film indeed, but it is a Tamil film. Now what? We have become like Academy of Motion Pictures giving awards to various other language films? Now why stop with Tamil films or Indian films. Let’s give some awards to Danny Boyle, Kate Winslet, and Sean Penn too. This time Sonu Nigam was the main performer. Next time let us try to get Thomas Newman.
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