The power of OTT is undeniable and Amazon Prime Video is turning out to be the leaders in the field amongst the Indian entertainment industry. The most anticipated Tamil courtroom drama titled ‘Ponmagal Vandhal’ starring Jyotika in a pivotal role will be making its way into the hearts of the audiences on 29th may 2020. It’s the first movie to have a skip a theatrical release and opt for a digital release.
The makers however arranged for the first off its kind digital screening witnessed by the who’s who of the tamil film fraternity.
Eminent people were a part of this virtual screening and were left highly impressed with the ensemble cast’s impeccable acting and took to their respective social media handles to express their views.
This is what they had to say:
Famous director Atlee shared, “#PonmagalVandhalOnPrime strong message emotionally driven movie. Kudos to director.”
Another profound director, Halitha Shameen was moved by the movie. She wrote, “I watched the online premiere show of #PonmagalVandhaal. Emotionally riveting court room drama! Jo ma’am as Venba puts herself in the place of Jyothi and her daughter and fights ‘The Jyothi Case’ by delivering awe-inspiring performance. #PonmagalVandhaal is an important film that will help even an emotionally hardened person to empathise better and also encourages victims and survivors to speak out. Great intent and fantastic making! Congrats Fredrick & team!”
Others had the following to say:
Anand KV, ‘#PonmagalVandhal Intense performance by #Jyotika .. wishes to the team!
Helmed by JJ Fredrick, the story is based on the life of a resident, Pethuraj who revisits a case dated 2004 that revolves around a serial killer ‘Psycho Jyoti’ who was wrongfully sentenced for kidnapping and murder. It is also the story of an honest lawyer trying to free this innocent woman.Produced by 2D Entertainment, the legal drama features a power-packed cast that includes Jyotika, Parthiban, K.Bhagyaraj, Thyagarajan, Pratap Poten and Pandiarajan.