Von Ryans Entertainment to distribute 'Ramanujan' in English
IANS [ Tue, Jul 29, 2014 ]
- Chennai, July 29 (IANS) Camphor Cinema, the makers of recent Tamil biopic "Ramanujan", have signed on Von Ryans Entertainment for the international distribution of the English version of the film.
The film is likely to be screened at the upcoming Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).
"We are very happy and excited on taking on the international distribution of 'Ramanujan'. This film is close to our heart since it is the story of a great Indian mathematician and we take pride in taking this film to the West. We plan to showcase the film at various international film festivals," said a statement from Von Ryans Entertainment.
"The film is likely to be unveiled at TIFF in September. The festival has provided successful platforms to independent global cinema such as Deepa Mehta's 'Midnight's Children', Mira Nair's 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist' among others," added the statement.
Directed by National Award-winning filmmaker Gnana Rajasekaran, the Tamil version of "Ramanujan" released July 11 and was received very well.
"Ramanujan" is a tribute to the unsung hero Srinivasa Ramanujan and tracks the journey of the ace mathematician from Kumbakonam to Cambridge.
The film features Abhinay Vaddi as Ramanujan, as also Bhamaa, Suhasini Maniratnam, Nizhagal Ravi, Sarath Babu, Thalaivasal Vijay, Abbas, Radha Ravi and Manobala, besides a host of few foreign actors as well.