Naanu Avanalla Avalu is 2015 upcoming Kannada film directed by B. S. Lingadevaru. The film is produced by Ravi R. Garani: Production company is RG Pritures. The film screenplay and story is by B. S. Lingadevaru. The music of the film is composed by Anoop Seelin, Edited by Nagendra K. Ujjain.
The film features Sanchari Vijay as Madesha/ Vidya in a lead Sumithra, Kunal Punekar, Sundar, Maniyamma, Bhoopal H. M, Shailashree S. T, Savitha K. Avarasang, Aravind Kuplikar are in supporting role.
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). The movie will come into nearest theatre on 25 September, 2015. The film also premiered at the Melbourne International Film Festival in August 2015.
The film is 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 is a tribute each and everyone who belong to the society who’s everyday life is a struggle. The film belongs to those specific people who suffer the difficulties of transgender in our society. The film only focuses on a transgender, who is destined to have a life of disappointments.
DIRECTED BY: B. S. Lingadevaru
PRODUCED BY: Ravi R. Garani
STARRING: Sanchari Vijay, Sumithra, Kunal Punekar, Sundar, Maniyamma, Bhoopal H. M, Shailashree S. T, Savitha K. Avarasang, Aravind Kuplikar