COVID-19 didn’t let him journey to Russia, however he gained the prize for the very best script
Jayaraj was a bit shocked when he acquired an invite from the workplace of a movie pageant in Russia. The Cheboksary Movie Competition requested him to enter his movie Hasyam for the competitors part. He was additionally invited to journey to Russia.
That was in March. However due to the COVID-19 pandemic, he couldn’t go to Cheboksary to attend the pageant, which was held earlier this week.
On Saturday, the Russians shocked Jayaraj, but once more.
Competition producer Dmitry Pirkulov mailed to him stating that he had gained the pageant’s award for the very best screenplay. Connected with the mail have been footage of the statuette and the certificates. In these unusual occasions, that’s most likely the very best factor to do, however Pirkulov has assured Jayaraj within the mail: “Now I’ll attempt to discover a manner find out how to cross you Diploma and Prize.”
They could take a while to achieve Jayaraj’s house at Kottayam, however the seasoned filmmaker is prepared to attend. He’s delighted that his screenplay was honoured at a European pageant. Again in 2016, Jayaraj had gained the Crystal Bear on the prestigious Berlin pageant for his Ottal.
“I’m glad that the script of Hasyam has been recognised by the jury of a world pageant,” Jayaraj informed The Hindu. “I had no plan to ship the movie to the Russian pageant, however a member of its jury had watched the movie on the Worldwide Movie Competition of Kerala and advisable it.”
Hasyam, starring Harisree Ashokan and Sabitha Jayaraj in lead roles, is the eighth within the director’s sequence on Navarasa (9 feelings). Ashokan performs a cadaver agent on this movie of black humour.
“Hasyam had additionally gained me the Padmarajan Award for the very best script,” mentioned Jayaraj. “That additionally meant quite a bit to me. The Padmarajan Award is particular as a result of it’s the just one which provides extra significance to the scriptwriter than the director.”