The leading production and distribution firm Gemini Film Circuit (GFC) has taken over the distribution of Uchithanai Mugarndhal and announced a Dec 16 release.
It is said to be a realistic film directed by Pugazhendi Thangaraj, who did off-beat films like Kattrukenna Veli.
Thangaraj through Uchithanai Mugarndhal tells the story of a 13 year old rape victim during the Sri Lankan ethnic war of 2009. The teenager Neenika plays the pivotal role with Sathyaraj and Sangeetha portraying the couple who provide her shelter.
Pugazhendhi Thangaraj in an interview said : “ The film highlights the atrocities meted out to a child during the Eelam war. The film wants to convey that such things should not happen to any other child in the world.”
D Imman has provided music for the film. Nasser, Seeman and Lakshmi Ramakrishnan form the rest of the cast.
The film is said to have received many cuts by the censors and has been cleared with an UA certificate. GFC will release Uchithanai Mugarndhal on December 16.