Pada is a 2022 Indian Malayalam-language Political social-thriller film directed by Kamal K.M. (who directed I.D.) and starring Kunchacko Boban, Joju George, Vinayakan, and Dileesh Pothan. The film is based on a true incident that occurred in 1996 when the then Palakkad collector was held hostage. The film was released on 11th March 2022 and opened to critical acclaim.
Pada is a Malayalam comedy movie, directed by Kamal K M. The cast of Pada includes Kunchacko Boban,Joju George.
A group of four men hold the Palakkad collector hostage for nine hours in 1996 to draw attention to tribal land rights in India. They demand that a new amendment to the land rights act be recalled.
The film is based on a true incident that occurred in 1996 when the then Palakkad collector was held hostage. Pada begins with showing how five men in different places planning for something big to be done by them which might trigger a revolution. The group arrives at their destination, and waits for the collector to come.
After a day’s wait, they get into collector’s chamber and forcibly ties him by chasing others around him out. On the collector’s insistence to reveal, they identify themselves as ‘Ayyankali Pada’, activists working for the welfare of tribals and their current resolve is to keep the collector as a hostage and bargain with the current government to repeal the controversial Adivasi Land Amendment Bill.
The miserable plight of Adivasi community is drawn more literally on the screen through the exchanges between the collector and the five men, the former however sympathizes with their plight and align with their cause.
Here’s everything we know so far about The Pada (2022) Malayalam Movie:
Cast and characters:
Kunchacko Boban – Rakesh Kangangad
Vinayakan – Balu Kallar
Joju George – Aravindan Mannur
Dileesh Pothan – Narayanakutty
Mammootty – Cameo
Prakash Raj – N. Rajasekharan
Arjun Radhakrishnan – Ajay Sripad Dange
Indrans – Kannan Mundoor
Directed By – Kamal K.M.
Sizes – 300MB, 700MB, 1.5GB
Genre – Crime, Drama, Thriller
Language – Hindi
Release Date – 11 March
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