Director Bala's Paradesi will be screened in the prestigious Cannes film festival in France. Paradesi stars Atharva, Vedhika and Dhanshika in the lead and the film's music are by GV Prakash. Vairamuthu has penned the lyrics for the film, which deals with sufferings of tea estate workers.
In the meantime, Cannes has selected India as their special guest country for the year 2013. This is a special honour considering that Indian cinema is completing 100 years this year. India is the third guest country at Cannes. In 2011 Egypt and in 2012 Brazil were the guest countries.
The Festival de Cannes will be taking place from May 15th to 26th, 2013.