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Parvathy plays a character called Pallavi, an aspiring pilot who survives an acid attack and becomes an air hostess.

Parvathy’s last release Uyare, which hit the marquee on April 26, turned out to be a blockbuster hit and was also critically acclaimed. The film is now set to be screened at the India International Film Festival Of Boston 2019 which will be held on September 13, 14, 15.

The makers of the film announced on their social media page: “It gives us immense happiness to announce that Uyare has been selected for India International Film Festival Of Boston 2019. Thank you for the constant love, support and encouragement you all have been giving us.”  

Directed by Manu Ashok, who has worked as an associate of the late filmmaker Rajesh Pillai, Uyare has Parvathy playing a character called Pallavi, an aspiring pilot who survives an acid attack and becomes an air hostess. Actors Asif Ali and Tovino Thomas played other important characters in the film. Uyare was scripted by Bobby and Sanjay.

Read: ‘Uyare’ review: Parvathy powers through a moving film on an acid attack survivor

Parvathy went through hours of prosthetic makeup to play the role. There was a lot of appreciation for the make-up artists Zubi Johal and Rajeev Subba – for the work they put in.

It may be noted here that the Kerala government screened Uyare for children at government homes and it was attended by Minister KK Shailaja, social justice secretary Biju Prabhakar, actor Parvathy and producers Shenuga, Shegna and Sherga of S Cube Films. Shegna, Sherga and Shenuga, the daughters of producer PV Gangadharan, produced the film under the banner Grihalakshmi Films. The music for Uyare was composed by Gopi Sunder, and Mahesh Narayan who directed the film Take Off, was the editor. Director Manu’s wife Shreya was the film’s costume designer.

Uyare became the first-ever Malayalam film to release in a southeast Asian country. The film hit the screens in South Korea with Korean subtitles on May 19, 2019.

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