Anurag Kashyap praises Tamil film Paradesi

  • IANS, Chennai
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  • Updated: Feb 08, 2013 15:57 IST

Bollywood director Anurag Kashyap (L) and producers Ekta Kapoo (C) and Vishal Bhardwaj pose during the 'first look' launch of the upcoming musical thriller Hindi film Ek Thi Daayan directed by Kannan Iyer and produced by Ekta Kapoor and Vishal Bhardwaj, in Mumbai on January 16, 2013.   (AFP PHOTO)


Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap said he was absolutely blown by Tamil period-drama Paradesi, which he watched at a private screening. "Just saw Bala's Paradesi. Absolutely blown by it. His best yet," tweeted Kashyap, known for his offbeat Hindi films.

Paradesi, based on English novel  Red Tea by Paul Harris Daniel, is directed by Bala Pazhanisaamy. Set in pre-independent India, the movie narrates the problems of tea plantation workers in southern India. It stars Adharvaa Murali, Vedhika Kumar, Dhansika and Uma Riyaz Khan.

Paradesi was originally scheduled to release in December 2012, but was later called off.. It is now releasing February 15. GV Prakash Kumar has composed the music for the film, which has cinematography by Chezhiyan. Anurag, meanwhile, is busy wrapping up work on his upcoming films Ugly and Bombay Talkies.

 

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