Pathumma

2016/Color/100 mins/India




Category Competition on Indian Language's Films
Director Panchakshari
Producer Basantkumar Patil
Screenplay Panchakshari
Cinematography Ashok V. Raman
Editor M. N. Swamy
Music S. R. Ramkrishna
Set P. Chandrika
Costume Subhasini
Cast B. Jayashree, Spandana Prasad, Sringeri Ramanna, Achut Kumar, Prasanna Shetty
Production Company Basant Productions, Bangalore
World Sales Basant Productions
Festival/Awards NA

Pathumma is a poor widow earning her livelihood by selling rotis to a hotel. She deposits money with a trusted jeweller to build a house. Her hut is washed away by the raging sea, the jeweller gives her money she has saved and some money from his own end for her to build her a house. Her character in the film represents Muslim women, and she upholds the harmony with which Muslims and Hindus have lived in peace for centuries.

Director:
Panchakshari
Panchakshari is a new wave filmmaker, renowned for his visually unique and emotionally resonant work. He won the Best Adapted Screenplay for the film "Prakruti" at the 61st National Film Awards of India in 2014, who has also won Special Jury Award at 7th Bengaluru International Film Festival. He has served as a member of the Central Board of Certification, Railways Board, Bharatsancharnigam Ltd and Food Corporation of India,

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