Lijo Jose Pellissery’s Jallikattu gets a release date?
Jallikattu, directed by acclaimed director Lijo Jose Pellissery, is one of the most awaited movies of the year. If the latest reports are to be believed, the movie is all set to hit the screens across the state on October 4. Ahead of its official theatrical release, the movie will be premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival (September 5-15). The movie is scripted by S Hareesh and R Jayakumar based on a short story of Hareesh, titled Maoist.
Set in Idukki, the movie tells the story of a buffalo, which escaped from its owner on the day of its scheduled slaughter date and causes violence. The movie has Vinayakan and Antony Varghese playing the lead roles alongside Chemban Vinod Jose and Sabumon Abdusamad. It has music composed by Prashant Pillai and the camera cranked by Girish Gangadharan. The movie is being funded by O Thomas Panicker under the banner of Opus Penta and distributed by Friday Film House.