Courtesy photo of Vellai Pookal 
                                “Vellai Pookal,” an Indian filmproduced by local Indian talents will be released April 19 at Lincoln Square Cinema.

Courtesy photo of Vellai Pookal “Vellai Pookal,” an Indian filmproduced by local Indian talents will be released April 19 at Lincoln Square Cinema.

Indian film produced in Seattle to show this weekend

“Vellai Pookal” will show on April 19 at the Lincoln Square Cinema.

  • Friday, April 19, 2019 8:30am
  • Life

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.

For more information visit www.induscreations.org or www.vellaipookal.com.

More in Life

The Nightmare at Beaver Lake runs through Oct. 31. Take a scary stroll through Beaver Lake Park, 2600 244th Ave. SE, Sammamish. Courtesy image
Nightmare at Beaver Lake continues through Oct. 31

The Nightmare at Beaver Lake is back. Experience one of the Northwest’s… Continue reading

Stephanie Quiroz/staff photos 
                                Max Shegnagaev (fourth from left) had a birthday wrestling bash for his tenth birthday at city hall on Oct. 6.
10-year-old boy has wrestling birthday bash at Redmond City Hall

Nearly 30 professional wrestlers came to Max Shegnagaev’s 10th birthday.

Fall back into a healthier you

A monthly column by an Eastside naturopathic doctor.

Stephanie Quiroz/staff photos 
                                From left: Easton, Emma, Nate Yoker, and Vaibhav test a monkey game during the Goddard School toy test in Redmond.
Redmond Goddard preschoolers test toys for top 10 holiday list

Goddard preschoolers participated in 12th annual preschooler-approved toy test.

Redmond proclaims Sept. 21 as Mayor’s Day of Concern Food Drive

This year’s food drive will be held Sept. 21-22 at the Bella Bottega QFC.

OnRedmond is hosting the World’s Largest Simon game from Sept. 13-14 at the Downtown Park. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo
Redmond community invited to participate in attempt for world’s largest Simon tournament

The goal is for the tournament to be listed in the Guinness Book of World Record as the first world’s largest digital memory game.

Eastside Welcoming Week will be hosting over 30 events to support diverse communities and build relationships among neighbors. File photo
Eastside cities join together to celebrate Welcoming Week

Eastside Welcoming Week to take place Sept. 13-22.

Bond to speak at Redmond Historical Society event Saturday

Are salmon doomed? Nick Bond will examine this question.

John Flemming’s Erratic art installation will be moved from its current site at the southwest corner of 166th Avenue Northeast and Cleveland Street by March 31, 2020. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo
Redmond’s ‘Erratic’ art installation to be relocated

The installation will be relocating to Gilman Landing.

What causes bad breath?

Bad breath is rarely a result of medical conditions but a dental professional and doctor can help find the cause of halitosis and offer treatment suggestions.

First ride training attendees learn how to properly use a scooter before the group ride around downtown Redmond at the First Ride Training event hosted by Lime and Go Redmond on Aug. 26.	Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo
Go Redmond and Lime host First Ride training

Attendees learn how to properly use a scooter.