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Pathonpatham Noottandu teaser out; gives a glimpse of casteism practised in the 19th century

The teaser of director Vinayaan's upcoming offering Pathonpatham Noottandu was released today

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Last Updated: 01.16 PM, Jun 03, 2022

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Pathonpatham Noottandu teaser out; gives a glimpse of casteism practised in the 19th century
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Director Vinayan's upcoming offering, Pathonpatham Noottandu, is a period action drama. The plot revolves around the Ezhava chieftain, Arattupuzha Velayudha Chekavar and the lifestyle of the people, especially among the oppressed communities in the 19th century. The star cast for the film includes Siju Wilson, Anoop Menon, Indrans Kochuvel, Alencier Ley Lopez, Senthil Krishna, Chemban Jose Vinod, Sudev Nair, Poonam Bajwa, Madhuri Braganza, Deepti Sati, Vishnu Vijay, Jaffar Idukki to name a few. 

Music for the film is by Santhosh Narayanan and Pathonpatham Noottandu marks his debut in Malayalam. The songs will be sung by M Jayachandran and the lyrics for the same will be penned by poet Rafeeq Ahammed. The sound effects in the song will be by Satheesh. Cinematography is by Shaji Kumar and editing is by Vivek Harshan.

The teaser was released on YouTube by Dulquer Salmaan. He wrote, "Wishing Siju Wilson & team all the best for Pathonpathaam Noottandu. Gives me great joy to present to all of you the teaser of the film !"

The teaser begins with a famous quote of Abraham Lincoln- Slavery is founded in the selfishness of man's nature. Opposition to it is in his love of justice. The teaser gives a sneap peek into the rampant casteism existing in the Kerala society in the 19th century. This includes fishing next tax, ladder tax, breast tax and head tax and that the defaulters of these taxes would be subjected to execution. The teaser also gives us a sneak peek into the rise of Arattupuzha Velayudha Chekavar, who is said to be the first Ezhava to battle against the discrimination practised by the upper castes in Kerala. He also built a temple in Aratupuzha, which was opened to all the communities in Kerala. A lot of expectations are riding on the film from movie buffs.

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