Kamal Haasan’s Cult Classic ‘Pesum Padam’ (’Pushpak’) Set to Thrill Audiences Once Again in Theatres

Audiences, Classic, Cult, Haasans, Kamal, Padam, Pesum, Pushpak, Set, theatres, Thrill

Note: This HTML meta description is provided as a plain text response as the formatting and styling are not preserved in this text-based interface.

Kamal Haasan’s Classic Film “Pesum Padam” to be Re-released

Kamal Haasan’s Classic Film “Pesum Padam” to be Re-released

A Silent Comedy Gem

Kamal Haasan’s 1987 classic silent black comedy film Pesum Padam (Pushpak in Hindi, Pushpaka Vimana in Kannada, Pushpaka Vimanam in Telugu, and Pushpakvimanam in Malayalam) is set to be re-released in theatres soon. Kamal’s production banner Raaj Kamal Films International announced the news on Saturday.

A Unique Storyline

Pesum Padam, the first Indian film to have come out without any dialogues after the silent era, was written and directed by Singeetam Srinivasa Rao. The story follows an unemployed graduate who is forced to imprison a rich businessman and steal his identity to lead a life of luxury at a hotel. Things take a turn when we realize that a contract killer is on the hunt to kill the businessman.

Notable Cast and Awards

  • Starring Amala Akkineni as the female lead
  • Featured Samir Khakhar, Tinu Anand, and K. S. Ramesh in pivotal roles
  • Music by L Vaidyanathan
  • Cinematography by BC Gowrishankar

At the 35th National Film Awards, Pesum Padam won under the Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment category.

Leave a Comment