The Oscar winning director Danny Boyle of 'Slumdog Millionaire' was in Mumbai recently and during his visit a special screening of the film 'Makaramanju' was arranged for him.
After watching the film sources say Danny Boyle fell short of words to praise the film and its creators. Apart from Santosh Sivan who was greatly appreciated by Danny Boyle, the heroine of the film Karthika was also deeply admired for her performance.
Karthika impressed Danny Boyle so much that he is even ready cast her in his next film. Danny Boyle has invited Karthika to appear for a screen test to feature in his next Indo-British production.
‘Makaramanju’ is a Malayalam film about a mythical tragedy that occurred during the creation of the most celebrated painting- Pururavas and Urvashi, by renowned painter Raja Ravi Varma. The film also tries to depict the love between the painter Ravi Varma and his model Anjali Bhai.
Santhosh Sivan is making his debut as an actor playing Ravi Varma and Karthika plays Anjali Bhai, the model in the film scripted and directed by Lenin Rajendran
While international fame is waiting for this new sensation, Karthika's debut Tamil film 'Ko' is in its very final stages to hit the theatres on Pongal day. Karthika has already garnered a lot of expectations and all these must me more than happy news for her mother, yesteryear dream girl Radha.