Pada Movie (2022):
Pada is a Malayalam Political social-thriller film written and directed by Kamal K. M. and produced by Mukesh R. Mehta, A. V. Anoop, and C. V. Sarathi under the banner of E4 Entertainment & AVA Productions.
It stars 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 11 March 2022 and opened to critical acclaim.
Pada Movie Information:
|Release Date||10 March 2022|
|Running Time||2hr 10min|
|Directed by||Kamal K. M.|
|Written by||Kamal K. M.|
|Produced by||Mukesh R. Mehta|
A. V. Anoop
C. V. Sarathi
|Cinematography by||Sameer Thahir|
|Edited by||Shan Mohammed|
|Music by||Vishnu Vijay|
|Production Company||E4 Entertainment|
|Box Office Collection||₹29.95 crore|
Pada Movie Trailer:
Pada Movie Storyline (Plot/Synopsis):
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.
Pada Movie Cast and Characters:
- Kunchacko Boban as Rakesh Kanhangad (based on Ramesh Kanhangad)
- Joju George as Aravindan Mannur (based on Ajayan Mannur)
- Vinayakan as Balu Kallaar (based on Babu Kallara)
- Dileesh Pothan as “Kutty”/Narayanankutty (based on Vilayodi Shivankutty)
- Prakash Raj as Chief Secretary N. Rajasekharan I.A.S.
- Unnimaya Prasad as Mini K.S., Kutty’s wife
- Arjun Radhakrishnan as Ajay Shripad Dange I.A.S., Palakkad Collector (based on W. R. Reddy)
- Indrans as Com. Kannan Mundur (based on Mundur Ravunni)
- Salim Kumar as Sessions Judge, Justice Thankappan Achari
- Jagadish as P. Krishnakumar I.A.S.
- T. G. Ravi as Adv. Jayapalan, Mediator
- Savithri Sreedharan as Kunji
- V. K. Sreeraman as then Kerala Chief Minister E. K. Nayanar
- Shine Tom Chacko as Sadik Hasanar, Collector’s Gunman
- Gopalan Adat as Usman
- Sudheer Karamana as Francis Chacko I.P.S.
- Dasan Kongad as Kumaran
- Kani Kusruti as Sheeja P.K. , Balu’s wife
- Hari Kongad
- K Rajesh
- Siby Thomas as C. I. Joy Joseph
- Bitto Davis as DySP K. P. Thomas
- Vivek Vijayakumaran as Sachin Aggarwal I.P.S.
- James Elia as K Chandran I.P.S.
- Sajitha Madathil as Padmini Ramachandran
- Gopan Mangat as K. Ravi
- Kottayam Ramesh
- Shankar Ramakrishnan
- Devendranath Shankarnarayanan
- Unni Vijayan
- Kannan Nayar
- Sunil Annur
- Rajeevan Vellur
- Haris Saleem
- Nithin George
- Ishitha Sudheesh as Rosa, Balu’s daughter
- Master Davinchi as Azad, Balu’s son
- Santhosh Keezhattur as N. P. Ravichandran I.A.S
- Raavi Kishore as Malini,Ajay Shripad Dange’s wife
Pada Movie Soundtrack:
The original soundtrack is composed by Vishnu Vijay.
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