The film stars ace former India footballer IM Vijayan in the lead role.
Jallikattu, which was unanimously chosen from 27 entries across Hindi, Marathi and other languages, is about a tribe of men coming together to stop a bull that has run amok in their village.
Shed your polished civilized self before you watch Jallikattu, for it will unleash the wild beast in you.
While Mammootty has been selected for the Ruby Jubilee award, veteran filmmaker Hariharan was mentioned for Chalachitra Ratnam award.
Historically, those who keep themselves out of the studio system of filmmaking have been identified as independent filmmakers.
In a first, the festival will screen films with audio description for the visual impaired.
Sajid begins his note by calling Lijo Jose Pelliserry, a maverick Malayali.
Wonder why Lijo Jose Pellissery is called the master of chaos? The official trailer of Pellissery's latest film Jallikattu has the answer.
Lijo Jose Pellissery's Jallikattu movie is one of the most awaited films of the year.