Montag, 18.7. um 18:15 Uhr
Ind. 2015, Drama film, R.: B. S. Lingadevaru wit Sanchari Vijay, Sumithra, Kunal Punekar, Sundar u.a. 105 Min. OmU
Naanu Avanalla…Avalu (Kannada: ನಾನು ಅವನಲ್ಲ… ಅವಳು, English: I am not a he, but she) is a 2015 Indian Kannada feature film directed by B. S. Lingadevaru, based on Living Smile Vidya’s autobiographical work I am Vidya. Based on the life of Living Smile Vidya, a transgender, the film revolves around her life as she, growing up as a boy cherishes her feminine characteristics and begins living as a female, Vidya, and depicts the appalling life of the transgender community in the Indian society. Sanchari Vijay plays the role of Vidya, with Sumithra, Kunal Punekar and Sundar featuring in supporting roles.
Naanu Avanalla…Avalu premiered at the 62nd National Film Festival in May 2015, and won two awards at the 62nd National Film Awards — Best Actor (Vijay) and Best Make-up Artist (Raju, Nagaraj).Prior to theatrical release in India on 25 September 2015, the film also premiered at the Melbourne International Film Festival in August 2015