Apr 13 2018

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National Award for the Best Tamil Film : Chezhiyan

The 65th National Film awards were announced by Shekhar Kapur, the head of the Jury for feature films, on Friday.

Popular writer,cinematographer Chezhiyan has directed his debut Tamil film tilted To let won national award for Best regional language film in Tamil.

Chezhiyan . After completing his Civil Engineering degree started his career in films as assistant cinematographer to P.C.Sreeram.

He became  cinematographer through Kalloori and went on to do many films and  his  camera-work in  Paradesi (2013) won the “Best cinematography” award at the BFI London film festival 2013.

Chezhiyan is well known as a writer.

His directorial debut film Tolet already won critical acclaim at various international film festivals,won best film award at kolkata international film festival 2017 on Indian language competition section.

SICA is proud of its member Chezhiyan’s achievement and wishing him all success for  future endeavors.


CJ Rajkumar

SICA member