Awarded the Best Short Film at the 3rd Norway Tamil Film Festival on 27 April 2012, Roadside Ambanis is an inspiring short film which highlights the struggles of impoverished school dropouts who attempt to start their own business.
The short film was directed by Kamal Sethu and produced by Grape Pictures. The short film lasts approximately 19 minutes.
The story revolves around the life of Kannan and Rajesh, two young and impoverished school dropouts, who aspire to start their own Cycle Repair Shop. Both plan to conduct a Cricket Tournament to make the money required to rent deposit a premises for the shop. Fate intervenes and their friendship is tested. Does Kannan get to start the business or does Rajesh continue his studies? This forms the climax of this film.