The festival will be held from June 13 to 17, and the jury has selected nine films from different cities to be screened. Lakshmi’s film is the official selection from Hyderabad.
Wife of Ram is the story of an NGO-worker, Deeksha, who starts her own investigation after her husband is killed. Along the way, she makes surprising discoveries and lands in trouble.
The film has been directed by debutant Vijay Yelakanti, and Lakshmi Manchu is one of the producers.
The director will soon leave for Canada to participate in the festival. The thriller is scheduled to be released in India later this month.