The Film Federation of India has selected two Tamil films – the Surya starrer 7am Arivu and the Balaji Shakthivel directed Vazhakku Enn 18/9 – compete for the prestigious Oscar Awards in the regional languages film section.
Several other Indian language films have also been listed out by the Film Federation of India out which one film will be sent to compete for the Oscar Award under the regional languages film category.
7am Arivu is a magnum opus starring Surya and Shruti Hassan in the lead roles. The film was directed by AR Murugadoss and produced by Udhayanidhi Stalin’s Red Giant Movies.
Vazhakku Enn 18/9 is directed by Balaji Sakthivel and produced by Lingusamy’s Tirupati Brothers with newbies playing the lead roles.