Achieving at a leading film festival is a big thing and the same has happened with a leading director of the Tollywood industry. Director Halitha Shameem’s Sillu Karuppatti was released on December 27, 2019, and it has been receiving positive reviews from critics and the general audience. The film, which is a romantic anthology flick, was appreciated for the portrayal of beautiful emotions and visuals, which went hand-in-hand with the realistic performances by cast members. Now, the film has won an award at the Toronto International Film Festival. Director Halitha took to her Twitter space and announced the news.
The film depicts four romantic narratives connecting people in four different age groups. It had Samuthirakani, Sunainaa, Manikandan, Nivedhithaa Sathish, Leela Samson, Kravmaga Sreeram, Sara Arjun and Rahul. Bankrolled by actor Suriya's production house 2D Entertainment, it received widespread recognition at the time of its release and it was complemented by the public and critics alike.
Sillu Karuppatti has four stories - Pink Bag, Kaaka Kadi, Turtles and Hey Ammu – all of them narrate different love stories of people from different age groups. The first one Pink Bag is about a wealthy girl and a boy from the slums; the second one Kaaka Kadi is the story of two youth, one of whom is a cancer survivor. The third one Turtles is the story of two septuagenarians, who fall for each other. The final one Hey Ammu is the story of two young parents and how they come out of a mundane lifestyle and make their life interesting.