Zahir: A heart touching tale for moviegoers
Zahir malayalam movie directed by Sidharth Siva featuring Jithu, Jijoy, Dileesh has been selected for the 19th International Film Festival of Kerala, to be held from December 12-19 in Thiruvananthapuram. Produced under the banner of 1:1.3 Entertainments in association with KSFDC, the movie zooms into the life of a girl. The tunes for the movie have been set by Bala Bhaskar.
Sidharth Siva is a multitalented personality who is recognized as an exceptional actor, scenarist and director. Being a National award winning filmmaker, Sidharth's next venture has already won the hearts for its extra ordinary presentation.
After winning the 'Best Director Jury Award' at the Dada Saheb Phalke International Film Festival and screening at the 19th BUSAN International film festival held in South Korea, the movie is all set to compete at the International Film Festival of Kerala 2014. Sidharth's 'Zahir' and Sajin Babu's 'Unto the Dusk' have been officially selected to screen International Competition section at the 19th IFFK to be held from December 12-19 in Thiruvananthapuram.
'Zahir' which features Jithu, Jijoy and Dileesh in prominent roles zooms into the life of a girl who was sexually insulted during her childhood days. As she happens to meet a friend after years, the changes that occur in him form the crux of the movie. This socially relevant movie is being produced by Sidharth Siva under his production banner 1:1.3 Entertainments in association with KSFDC. The background music has been set by Bala Bhaskar.
Sidharth Siva, the son of popular filmmaker Sivaprasad has won the Indira Gandhi Award for Best First Film of a Director for his film '101 Chodyangal'. It also won the Silver Crow Pheasant Award for Best Feature Film (Audience Prize) at the IFFK 2013. '101 Chodyangal' also won the best feature film award at Noida International film festival. Sidharth had also won the Mohan Raghavan Award for Best Director in 2013.
Being an extraordinary person with a handful of talents, Sidharth is much known for his mental strength in leaving all problems back to achieve his goals. He was even blessed to meet great director Kim Ki-duk during his visit to the BUSAN International film festival which was held between 2 -11 October 2014. Movie lovers would be eagerly waiting for the screening of the movie at the IFFK.