It was an innovative program organized by the Fourth Wall Theatre, A Drama Trust at the American College, Madurai. Titled, `Face the camera and face the life,' art-crazy students evinced keen interest in the 10-day workshop.
It was made possible when Karu. Palaniappan, a distinguished alumnus of Department of English, who shot into fame with his debut movie, `Parthiban Kanavu,' the winner of seven State awards. Palaniappan preferred American College campus to shoot his next project, `Sivappathikaram’. . .read more @ the Hindu
(btw, Palaniappan is my school senior and elder brother of my friend Karu.Annamalai. )
The American college is proud to have talented alumnus in the tinsel world like Director Bala , Comedian Vivek , and a host of other actors and technicians as well. Prof. Soloman Pappaiya (of Tamil Pattimandram fame )now doing cameos in films is a retired HOD of the Tamil department.
BTW, whats the name of the talented actor who played the corrupt police inspector in Kamal's Virumandi? (he is from this college too)
PS : I did one semester of B.Sc Physics in American college before I switched to my Engineering College :)