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Restored 4K version of Aravindan’s classic ‘Kummatty’ to be screened tomorrow at IFFK 2022

Web Desk‌Updated: Friday Mar 18, 2022

Heralding a proud moment for the Malayalam film industry, a new restored 4K version of G. Aravindan’s 1979 classic Kummatty will be screened tomorrow, March 19, at the International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK 2022).

A wonderful opportunity for the present generation to catch up on the past glory of Malayalam films, Kummatty will be screened under the Rediscovering the Classics section, at 11.30 am at Sree Theatre.. This is the first 4K version of the masterpiece to be shown in India.

The 4K restoration was carried out by the Film Heritage Foundation in collaboration with Hollywood director Martin Scorsese's The Film Foundation and the Bologna-based Cinetica de Bologna in Italy.