Sridevi Image Credit: Supplied

The critically appreciated film Mom, starring veteran actress Sridevi, will be screened at an annual festival of Indian films in Yerevan, Armenia.

Directed by Ravi Udyawar, the film follows a story of a mother who avenges a crime committed against her stepdaughter.

According to a statement by the makers, the Indian embassy in Armenia organises the annual Festival of Indian Films during which popular and award-winning Indian movies of that year are screened in Yereven at Moscow Cinema.

The event is planned for January 25, the eve of Indian Republic Day.

This year, the embassy was offered a list of films and Mom, a drama thriller, was chosen to be screened among other two films, including Bahubali 2: The Conclusion and Hindi Medium.

Sridevi’s producer-husband Boney Kapoor said that the film’s story resonates with people across the globe.

“We are so very proud about how the movie continues to connect with audiences all over, especially Russia and now Armenia. Mom exemplifies that strong performances and superior storytelling can win hearts and transcend boundaries,” Kapoor said in a statement.

The film was also released in countries like the UK, the US, Russia, Poland, the Czech Republic, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Singapore.