"If I could make a film and pretend it was real, people would share it and react with hope, " he said. "We shot it in Malta in May this year on a set that was used for other famous movies like Troy and Gladiator, " Klevberg said. "The little boy and girl are professional actors from Malta. The voices in the background are Syrian refugees living in Malta. "
Rishivandiyam is a panchayat town situated in the Viluppuram District of Tamil Nadu. The Viluppuram District was established on 30 September 1993, being carved out of the South Arcot District.
This place was ruled by the Cholas from the 1st to 4th century AD, out of which, Karikala Chola was the most powerful ruler. The chain of Chola rule in the region broke once, when the Pallavas managed to overthrow them; however it was won back by the Cholas again after which, they were undisputed for a long time.
Some of the significant attractions to explore in and around the town of Rishivandiyam include the Rockcut Temple of King Mahendra Verma Pallava, Rockcut Temple of Sathru Malleshwara Alayam, Veedur Dam, Gomuki Dam, Megam Falls, Periyar Falls and the town of Auroville.
Religious attractions also abound in this region, such as Sendamangalam, Thirukoilur, Melmalaiyanur, Anniyur, Thiruvamathur, Mailam, Kandachipuram, Tiruvakkarai, Alambadi, Perumal Temple, Parikkal, Kalpattu and Thimmalai.
Chennai Railway Station is the nearest railway station to Rishivandiyam, situated just 28.3 km from it.
The best time to visit the town is between the months of November and March.