Director’s pick

Film directors talk about their favourite films on Amrita TV’s ‘Kaioppu.’

Amrita TV launches a new programme called ‘Kaioppu.’ Distinguished directors of Malayalam Cinema choose their favourites from their oeuvre and explain why that particular film has pride of place in their list. The programme highlights each director’s stamp in the making of a movie.

‘Kaioppu’ features directors like Adoor Gopalakrishnan, K.G. George, Kamal, Sibi Malayil, Fazil and Shaji Khailas. The programme telecast every Saturday at 9 p.m., focusses on one director and his choice of movies and scenes each week. The director’s narration is complemented by relevant clippings from the film. The series starts off with director Kamal who lists his favourite movies. His pick - ‘Kakkothikkavile Appoppan Thadiakl,’ the film which brought him into the limelight, ‘Ulladakkom,’ which established his credentials as a director, ‘Ghazal’ which was built on his childhood memories and ‘Perumazha kalam,’ which is considered one of his best movies.

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