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Kanchivaram Tamil movie - Kanchivaram is a Tamil film directed and written by Priyadarshan. The movie stars Prakash Raj and Shriya Reddy in lead roles and has the musical score by M. G. Sreekumar, and art direction by Sabu Cyril. Film's story is set in the silk weavers' town of Kanchipuram, in post-independence India, though the film was shot mainly in Mysore.
The film was premiered and released at the Toronto International Film Festival on 12 September 2008. It was also shown at the Silk Screen Asian American Film Festival in Pittsburgh. The film eventually went on to receive the Best Film Award while and film's lead actor Prakash Raj won the Best Actor Award, both at the National Film Awards.