It is 16 years of Iyarkai today. Let’s look at 7 facts about the film.
1. This was director S.P Jananathan’s first film. This was also Kutty Radhika’s first Tamil film.
2. The movie is based on Vennira Iravugal which was the Tamil translation of Dostoyevsky’s White Nights.
3. Arun Vijay appears in a small cameo as the heroine’s lost lover.
4. The film won the National Award for Best Film in Tamil in the year 2004.
5. This was the first collaboration between Shaam and S.P Jananathan. They would collaborate again for Porambukku Ennum Podhuvudamai which had Arya and Vijay Sethupathi as co-stars.
6. This was National Award winner Seema Biswas’s first Tamil film.
7. The short story White Nights was also made in Hindi as Saawariya which was the debut film of Ranbir Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor.
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