The Messiah is an award winning short film by director Sharath Joshi. He has apprenticed under Kollywood director Shankar, and now working as assistant director. His short film spanning just 30 mintues has a hard hitting and universal message.
It won the ‘Best Short Film for Acting’ award at the recently concluded Norway Tamil Film Festival 2012. Sharath and his cast have been receiving accolades from all corners, from the lucky few who got to applaud his efforts. Earning global recognition it was also the official selection under the ‘Short Film Corner’ at the Cannes Film Festival 2012, attended by celebrities and directors worldwide to celebrate their love for cinema.Movie buffs can catch Sharath’s Messiah in Chennai this weekend. The film has 4 shows booked this Saturday (June 2nd) at the AVM Preview Theatre. First show will begin at sharp 5 p.m. followed by three successive shows at 5:30 pm, 6:00 pm and 6:30 pm without any breaks. Alongwith the Friday releases, The Messiah graces silver screens tomorrow.