The Malaysian Tamil slasher film, ‘The Farm: En Veetu Thottathil’ by Malaysia’s rising young filmmaker, Karthik Shamalan, has successfully bagged Best Film Gold Award at Yellow Fever Indie Film Festival 2017 in Belfast City, Northern Ireland. Award winning Karthik with his previous celebrated works namely Melle Thiranthathu Kathavu and Muthal Naal Indru has outshone 100 films across the world at this festival.

Established by George Clarke in 2009, the aim of this YFIFF was to bring a real underground and independent festival to Northern Ireland, and progressively, to create a gateway for both local and international talent of the global film industry.

Inspired by the popular tale of Red Riding Hood, this slasher film which gives a dark twist to the story, tells of the painful journey of a deaf-mute girl who gets kidnapped and trapped in a farmhouse by a masked serial killer disguised as a wolf. The Farm: En Veettu Thottathil stars Jaya Ganason, K. S. Maniam, Mohana Raj and Mahessan Poobalan which was the official selection at Massacre En Xoco Film Festival 2016 and Puerto Rico Horror Film Festival 2016 had its Singapore premiere on September 22 and nationwide screening on September 28, 2017.