What an achievement! The Malaysian film industry rejoices today.

Pulanaivu by our very own renowned director Shalini Balasundaram, makes global headlines by receiving Best Crime Thriller Feature Film Award, in the recent Toronto Tamil Film Festival 2020.

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Datin Sri Shaila Nair has taken to her own Instagram handle to congratulate the entire team and express her heartfelt gratitude and happiness in receiving this outstanding award.

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It’s an honour and an overwhelming moment to announce that Pulanaivu has received the *Best Crime Thriller Feature Film Award* in Toronto International Tamil Film Festival, competing along other awesome tamil films from all over the world. We would like to take this opportunity to thank every individual who has been directly or indirectly part of this project, not forgetting our technicians, cast and most importantly our loving audience who have supported this film since day one. We are more than glad to share this joy and gratitude infinitely. swipe ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ #pulanaivu #shaibhavision #storyfilms #followshalini #torontotamilinternationalfilmfestival #finas

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The Toronto Tamil Film Festival showcases Tamil Cinema created by Tamils internationally every year. The aim of this festival is to merely transform the way people see the world, through films. It is known to be a significant festival of Tamil films.

The Malaysian film has successfully made it internationally, competing with other movies around the globe directed by many well known directors, and garnering the noble award for the best crime thriller feature film is indeed remarkable and unforgettable.

Pulanaivu is a crime thriller that depicts the story of a college student caught in a mysterious murder which took place in her college. Meanwhile, a police officer on the other hand struggles to solve the murder mystery while battling her own life problems.

The movie stars many prominent actors and actresses of the Malaysian film industry such as Datin Shaila Nair as the police officer, the director herself Shalini Balasundaram playing the lead role, and Kabil Ganesan as the antagonist.

Team Varnam congratulates the entire team for the honourable award! And we wish you more to come!