Before independence during the 1940's depicts the lives of poor carefree villagers who are lured to work in Tea plantation farms and how they are forced to live rest of their lives as slaves with no traces of hope and freedom.

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Paradesi is based on real life incidents that took palace before independence during the 1940s. The film is the screen-adaptation of 'Eriyum Panikadu' a Tamil translation of the 1969 novel Red Tea by Paul Harris Daniel. The film mainly deals with a tea plantation workers in the Madras Presidency during the British Raj. The Film delves into the wretched lives of Tea plantation workers. The Movie realistically depicts the lives of poor carefree villagers who are lured to work in Tea plantation farms and how they are forced to live rest of their lives as slaves with no traces of hope and freedom. Written by Sadiq Khan (sadiqkhandirector@gmail.com)

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Paradesi (U) TAMIL ----------------- my Rating : ★★★★ EXPENSIVE ONE

WON NATIONAL AWARD FOR COSTUME ....

STRENGTHS : - * Story and Direction : Shows the Reality behind the concept ..... * Background Score : was perfect and takes the movie to the next level.... * Costumes : deserves the award.... * Casting and Performances : will make u cry and feel in some scenes .... * Lighting of the movie : hats-off to the Camera man ....

WEAKNESSES : - * Songs : are not special whereas the lyrics are powerful.... * Movie not completed * First half : was small less than a hour but was very draggy ....

FINAL VERDICT : - Overall ... it is must watch movie by all .... Superb movie especially the climax was unbelievable "U will keep Ur hands on Ur head " ....Go watch it .....

This movie is an adaptation of a Malayalam novel 'Eriyum Thanal'. The movie shows the trials and tribulations that a couple working in a tea estate undergo to raise their son. Adharva, Vedika.


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