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Exploring online market for movie release

Filmmaker Jayaraj is exploring the huge potential of releasing a movie online.

His award-winning movie Ottal will have an internet release for audience abroad along with the theatrical release for film buffs in the State on Friday. The online release will be through www.reelmonk.com, said Mr. Jayaraj.

Inspired by Anton Chekhov’s famous short story Vanka , Ottal had won the national awards for the best environmental film and the best adapted screenplay (Joshy Mangalath). It was also adjudged the best movie in the 45{+t}{+h}State film awards. Ottal narrates the relationship of a boy with his grandfather.

The director had credited a photograph published in The Hindu as a major source of inspiration for making Ottal .

— Special Correspondent

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