Thangar Bachchan is adept in bringing out of the finer emotions of people
belonging to the lower strata of society on the celluloid in a lucid and well
His earlier films azhagi, solla maranda kadai, chidambarathil oru appa samy are
standing examples of this director's obstinacy in presenting films sans the
usual quotients of main stream cinema. His recent creation 'Pallikoodam' was
sent to Cannes film festival and it currently figures in the list of movies that
are short listed for an award.
While talking about this, the proud and happy director says, "After a long
interval, a Tamil film which has earned the reputation of getting short listed
for an award at the Canners is Pallikoodam.
Veyil and Paruthiveeran have been sent merely for screening and not for
competitive purposes". He also mentioned that Pallikoodam has been inspired from
his novel 'kalavaadiya pozhudugal' written a few years back.