3 Pithamagan

In this movie, Director Bala comes together with his previous two Leads – Vikram and Surya – to create yet another haunting tale. Vikram plays a dysfunctional, often violent, “a Shakspearen “Caliban”esque role who grows up in a crematorium with minimal contact with humanity. The story etches the growth of his relationship with a small-town hustler – Surya and the way it transforms and humanizes him.

Pithamagan has been doing the rounds at International festivals too. The Royal TropicalInstitute in Amsterdam screened the film along with a few of the best films in Tamil cinema of all time. (April 22, 2005).

Cast & Crew

Cast                            :     Vikram, Surya, Laila, Sangeetha, Simran, Karunaas, Mano Bala

Music Director        :    Ilaiyaraaja

Cinematographer   :    Balasubramaniam

Editor                        :    Suresh Urs

Producer                  :   V.A.Durai / Evergreen Movies International


Year Result Awards Category/Recipient(s)
2004 Won National Film Awards Best Actor – Vikram
2004 Won ITFA Best Lyricist – PazhaniBharathi
Best Playback Singer – SriramParthasarathy
2004 Won Filmfare Awards Best Film
Filmfare Awards Best Supporting Actor – Surya
Filmfare Awards Best Supporting Actress – Sangeetha
Filmfare Awards Best Director – Bala
Filmfare Awards Best Actor – Vikram
Filmfare Awards Best Actress – Laila
2004 Won Tamilnadu State Awards Best Actor – Vikram
Tamilnadu State Awards Best Actress – Laila
Tamilnadu State Awards Best Supporting Actress – Sangeetha
2004 Won Pepsi Film Awards Best Director – Bala
Pepsi Film Awards Best Actor in Comic Role – Karunas
2004 Won Dinakaran Awards Best Director – Bala
Dinakaran Awards Best Actor – Vikram
Dinakaran Awards Best Cinematographer – Balasubramaniam
Dinakaran Awards Best Actress Supporting Role – Sangeetha
Dinakaran Awards Best Actor in Comic Role – Karunas

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