In 2014, this year, Malayalam cinema will have a strong presence at the Indian Panorama in the International Film Festival of India, which will start on 20th November in Panaji, Goa.
Seven movies from the Malayalam films are selected for the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2014. They are :
1983Directed By Abrid Shine
North 24 KaathamDirected by Anil Radhakrishnan Menon
Njan Steve LopezDirected by Rajeev Ravi
DrishyamDirected by Jeethu Joseph
MunnariyippuDirected by Venu
SwapaanamDirected by Shaji N Karun
NjanDirected by Ranjith
Same as before, many controversies followed this news also. Some were protested the way the list of films came out before the official announcement.
However, In this year, 2014, seven films each from Malayalam and Marathi, five from Bengali, two from Hindi and one from Assamese, Kannada, Khasi, Odiya and Tamil made it to the Panorama.