Santosh Sivan’s Inam theatrical trailer was released on Tuesday (Mar 18) evening. It is crisply cut and will reach out to the Tamils, as the film talks about the 40,000 people who have gone missing in Sri Lanka’s 2009 civil war.
Inam (Ceylon) was first premiered at the 2013 Busan International Film Festival, where it got a lot of critical acclaim. The film written, directed, and filmed by Santosh Sivan tells the story of a group of teenagers in an orphanage set during the civil war in Sri Lanka.
Through Inam Santosh Sivan takes a look at the Sri Lankan situation from the perspective of a bunch of youngsters who get caught in the crisis. It's more about the outsiders' response to the horrors than about the politics.
Inam trailer says – “The film is dedicated to more than 40,000 civilian’s men, women and children who perished during the 2009 civil war in Sri Lanka.” The film is sure going to stir a controversy in Tamil Nadu, at a time when Lok Sabha elections are being held. The Sri Lanka issue is an emotional issue in the state and Inam is going to whip it up.
Inam has got a clean U certificate and tax exemption and is said to be a pro-Tamil film, where Sri Lankan army are shown responsible for the human catastrophe.
The producers Thirrupathy Brothers and Santosh Sivan are planning a big red carpet premiere show of Inam for celebrities on March 25 at Sathyam Cinemas. The film will hit the screens in Tamil Nadu on March 28.