The Indian bilingual film, “Vellai Pookal” will show on April 19 at the Lincoln Square Cinema in Bellevue.
The film is produced by local Indian talents, with American talents in Seattle.
“Vellai Pookal” produced by Indus Creations — a Seattle-based performing arts group founded in 2005 made up primarily of software engineers and tech leaders from India who now work at Pacific Northwest companies such as Microsoft, Amazon and Google.
The full-length bilingual movie (in Tamil and English, with English subtitles) had a special premiere on April 12 and 13 at the Lincoln Square Cinemas. It will be released on April 19 in nearly 20 cities across the United States and in more than 200 movie theaters throughout India.
The film stars Indian film actor Vivekh, is about a retired police officer from Tamil Nadu, India, who vacations in Seattle to spend time with his son but then finds that people around him start disappearing.
Redmond, Seattle and surrounding areas are woven throughout the movie as integral parts of the film. Several American actors also appear in the movie.