‘Purappadu’, is a film directed by Rinish Ravindra as his thesis film at LV Prasad
Film and Television Academy.
Shakti is frustrated. The neighbourhood is busy brewing stories about his divorced
sister and the local womaniser Cable Ravi. His age and dead end job are clearly not
helping after a failed cricketing ambition. His curly jet black hair is slowly turning
grey. Sasi and her son, Sachin continue to make sure he’s right there on the edge,
under the stove, or so he feels.
Yet, his biggest problem remains in finding love and he blames his family for it. Now,
it’s Valentine’s Day and Shakti must confront all these problems. He must. He
should. But will he? Or will he just run away like any other day?
‘Purappadu’, is a subtle, honest film about coming to terms with age and family. And
it all takes place in the beautifully conservative landscape of Chennai or as some still
L.V.Prasad Film & TV AcademyProducer
Manoj Edwin DevEditor
Sudarshan RSound Design
Project Type:Short, Student
Runtime:22 minutes 6 seconds
Completion Date:August 20, 2016
Country of Origin:India
Country of Filming:India
Rinish Ravindra is a 24 year old film maker from Mysore. After completing his
graduation in Journalism and Mass Media Communication from Manipal University’s School
of Communication. After a brief stint in New Delhi with a production house, he recently
completed his post graduation in direction from L.V. Prasad Film and T.V Academy, Chennai.
A huge fan of pop culture and football.