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Director S. Lavanya who has learnt all 31 crafts for the first time in Tamil film industry and TV has made PEI KOTTU.

It is a tradition in Tamil film industry that 24 crafts have to team up and work together to make a film. So far we have heard about the achievers like ‘Ashtavadhani’ and ‘Dasaavathani’ in the Tamil film industry. For the first time, Guinness World Record holder Lavanya has directed the horror thriller PEI KOTTU, who is self-taught in all the 24 crafts of film industry.

Besides these, she done supporting work, including subtitles, censor script, 5.1 mix, sound engineering and has made the film single-handedly. She has worked tirelessly for the film totally handling 31 departments of filmmaking!

Debutante Director Lavanya has also played the heroine of the film. Deepa Shankar, Sreeja Ravi, Shanthi Anandraj, Pattamama, Adam, Sasikumar, Ilumbu Selvam and others have acted in the film. Lavanya and John Victor have jointly handled the cinematography for this film. Lavanya has composed the music. She has also done the art direction and editing work. This movie which belongs to the horror thriller genre is produced by Lavanya through the banner, OM SAI PRODUCTIONS.

The Trailer of the film was released recently and has set a record of over one and a half million views. The movie is expected to hit the screens.

Speaking about the film, the director said, “As an independent filmmaker, I wanted to learn all the tricks of the film industry including Production, Direction, Story, Screenplay, Dialogue, Music, Dubbing, Editing, Singing, Acting, Fight, Dance, Camera, Lyrics, Color Grading, EFX, VFX, SFX, Casting, Art, Makeup, I have learned all the 31 crafts of this profession, all by myself and made this horror movie called ‘Pei Kottu’ which refers to elders hitting our head using their knuckles when we make mistakes! Similarly if we think something wrong, the ghost will hit us on the head. It has shaped up to be a different storyline and an interesting screenplay. ” she said.

Meanwhile, it is the first time in the world of Tamil cinema that an independent film artist has learned all the 31 crafts of the film industry and made a full-length film as a single person, and such an effort has surprised the film industry, fans and viewers, and the support of the fans for the movie ‘Pei Kottu’ is seen as a record breaking effort by a woman named Lavanya. It is also noteworthy that she has won more than ten awards.

 

1. BOOK OF WORLD RECORDS USA (USA, UK , CANADA, PHILIPPINES, INDIA)

2. WORLD WIDE BOOK OF RECORDS, (UK)

3. WORLD ACHIEVERS BOOK (UK)

4. INFLUENCER BOOK OF WORLD RECORDS (UK)

5. INDIA’S WORLD RECORDS (INDIA)

6. UNICORN WORLD RECORDS (UK)

7. KALAM’S WORLD RECORD

8. SIGARAM AWARDS 2023 from Director K.Bhagyaraj sir

9. LONDON BOOK OF WORLD RECORDS for covering 31 departments

(3 Awards)(LONDON)

10. LONDON BOOK OF WORLD RECORDS for BEST DIRECTOR & ACTOR

11. LONDON BOOK OF WORLD

RECORDS for BEST MUSIC DIRECTOR & PLAYBACK SINGER

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