'Billa' selected for Cannes festivalMay 3, 2008 PVS
It will be screened on May 18 in the non-competitive section.
Vishnuvardhan directed the film which is the modern version of the 1980 super-hit "Billa" featuring Rajinikanth.
Released towards end of 2007, the modern, Hollywood-style "Billa" was filmed entirely in Malaysia. It turned out to be a trend setter for commercial cinema in Tamil.
Ananda Suresh, the producer, feels it is a great honor that a Tamil film like Billa has been invited for the most prestigious film festival in the world.
He says that Vishnuvardhan, the stylish make-maker, Ajith and the entire team of Billa made it with a lot of passion.
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