Mangaluru: Book on national award winning Tulu film 'Paddayi' released

Daijiworld Media Network – Mangaluru (AM)

Mangaluru, Jul 16: For the first time in the history of Coastalwood, a film’s production and screenplay was brought out in a book.

The book on the production and screenplay work of national award winning best Tulu film 'Paddayi' directed by Abhaya Simha, was released recently by its producer Nithyananda Pai Karkala.

Produced by Nithyananda Pai Karkala and directed by award-winning director Abhaya Simha from Mangaluru, the film is an adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Macbeth. It is the first Tulu film produced using sync sound technology and the first Tulu film to be inspired by Shakespeare’s work.

The film was shot in 21 days between August and October last in Mangaluru region. Many theatre artistes who were products of Ninasam of Heggodu have acted in the film, in addition to actors from Mangaluru.

The film was also chosen for screening in the New York Indian Film Festival 2018. The film was also screened at the maiden edition of the Pondicherry International Film Festival (PIFF).


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