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A National Award is a dream come true, says Thithi director

Raam Reddy’s directorial debut Thithi, a film about how three generations of men react to their grandfather’s death, won Best Kannada Film award. The film has already won top awards at Locarno International Film Festival.

regional movies Updated: Mar 29, 2016 17:58 IST
63rd National Film Awards

Raam Reddy’s Thithi, a film about how three generations of men react to their grandfather’s death, had already won top awards at Locarno International Film Festival.(Raam.reddy/Facebook)

Director Raam Reddy can hardly believe it! A National Award for his Kannada directorial debut Thithi which has been feted internationally is a dream-come-true moment for his team and him. The film readies for theatre release.

“After such an incredible journey internationally, winning a National Award is a dream come true. With major awards going to mega blockbusters like Baahubali and Bajirao Mastani, and with the backing of distributor Suresh Productions, we are now confident and very hopeful for the commercial potential of Thithi,” said Reddy.

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Thithi, a film about how three generations of men react to their grandfather’s death, had already won top awards at Locarno International Film Festival.

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“With our release slated for the end of April or early May, and with the support and belief of stars such as Rana Daggubati, we feel positive about Thithi finding a wide audience in Karnataka and across the country,” he said.