Tuesday, 7 June 2016

3rd Navi Mumbai International Film Festival NMIFF-2016 welcomes the submission of Professional Shorts "Thiruvalayannur Bhattathiri"from India, Directed by Ashish Surendranath.

"Thiruvalayannur Bhattathiri" is a story about Urakam Ammathiruvadi temple.As Thiruvalayannur Bhattathiri (known as Poomulli Namboothiri) founded Ammathiruvadi temple about 700–1000 years ago. Legend has it that, due to the atrocities and calamities happening within the Desham (city), pramani (high class people) suggested three prominent members from the community, Bhattathiri, Kadalayil Namboothiri and then Komarathu Menon to travel to Kancheepuram and pray to goddess Kanchi Kamakshi to please her and bring favourable solutions to ward off the evil effects happening that time.


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