ARUN CHIDAMBARAM – FIRST TAMIL DIRECTOR TO WIN 2 PRESTIGIOUS REMI AWARDS @ WORLDFEST
Director Arun Chidambaram’s ‘Kanavu Variyam’ has won 2 Prestigious Remi Awards at WorldFest-Houston. ‘Kanavu Variyam’, a movie based on Power-cuts in villages across Tamil Nadu has won the Platinum Remi Award for Best Theatrical Feature Film and a song from the film ‘Kalla Manna’ has won the Silver Remi Award for Best Children’s Song at 49th WorldFest-Houston.
These awards were presented to Director Arun Chidambaram, along with the film’s Co- Producer Karthik Chidambaram at the 49th WorldFest Houston International Film Festival scheduled from April 8-17, 2016. According to the WorldFest jury, a film that scores between 85 to 89 on 100 is awarded a Silver Remi; a film which scores between 90 to 94 is awarded a Gold Remi and one which scores between 95 and 99 wins a Platinum Remi award. ARUN CHIDAMBARAM IS THE FIRST TAMIL DIRECTOR TO WIN 2 REMI AWARDS.