Prakash Raj was in Tiruvananthapuram on Sunday, Dec 11 at the 16th International Film Festival Kerala (IFFK).
He told a leading newspaper: “If people are ready to embrace small budget but good Malayalam movies, Mollywood will remain successful and will no longer have to compete with other film industries to retain its identity in its own State” .
On the recent trend of Tamil movies overshadowing Malayalam movies, he said that the strength of Malayalam Film industry were small budget yet meaningful movies”.
The actor said that to grow as an actor one should be able to challenge one’s own perception of acting and explore beyond their comfortable zone.
In his first rendezvous at the International Film Festival Kerala, he said that he was never an outsider and remained connected to the Malayalam Film Industry by working with various eminent directors from the Industry.
He also added that being an Indian Citizen, he cannot remain passive to the ongoing issue of Mullaperiyar Dam. He said: "If the lives of so many people are affected, the Central Government should use its power to solve the issues".
Pic courtesy: The Hindu