Synopsis: Paddayi is a modern day adaptation of the epic drama, ‘Macbeth’ from
Shakespeare. This version of Macbeth plays out in a tiny village in the borders of
mega city. Characters in the film belong to an indigenous community of fishermen.
Madhava and Sugandhi are a newly married couple from the fishing community of
South India. Their lust for better life and thirst for upward mobility is ignited by the
prophecies from the spirit that wander the land. Dinesha, owner of the fleet gives
them new dreams and hopes. But when their life was on a new high, Dinesha
betrays and takes back what he gave. Now Madhava and Sugandhi are determined
for a bitter revenge. They set out on a journey riding the tide of ambition in a boat
dotted by their personalities. Sugandhi provokes and Madhava is provoked.
Madhava in order to win over his insecurities, defeats his morality. The story soon
turns into a tale of murder and regrets. Indeed earth hath bubbles that play
Age suitability: A
Cast: Mohana Sheni, Bindu Raxidi, Chandrahas Ullal, Gopi Bhat
Production: Nithyananda Pai
Screenplay: Abhaya Simha
Cinematography: Vishnuprasad P
Editing: Prashant Pandit
Sound: Jamie Dsilva, Shishira K.V
Music: Kadri Manikant
Festivals: National Award for Best Tulu Film, New York Indian Film Festival, Bangalore International Film
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