Sethum Aayiram Pon is a Tamil language drama starring Nivedhitha Satheesh. It released directly on Netflix on April 1st, 2020, after doing rounds of a couple of prestigious film festivals.
An old family issue keeps Meera (Nivedhithaa Satheesh) away from her ancestral home in the village. It is also the reason why she holds a grudge (growing up) against her grandmother, Krishnaveni (Srilekha). The former is a make-up artist in Chennai whereas the latter is an Oppari singer, in the village.
After many years, Meera visits Krishnaveni. There are bittersweet feeling and animosity in her for her grandmother. The stay in the village, as days pass, brings a change in her towards grandmother. It is also a matter of general perspective due to her interaction with local people.
Debutant director Anand Ravichandra focuses on the emotions surrounding the two ladies separated in age and upbringing condition. The way the two are brought together through a unique background set in the village is beautifully captured.
Apart from the principle leads, Sethum Aayiram Pon also stars Avinash Raghudevan and Ratha Krishnan. Shamanth Nag provides the music. The movie was made through crowd-funding.