Post its release, Maadathy has become the talk of the town for its unconventional concept and story. The film, which released on Nestream on June 24, has become the latest victim of piracy. Maadathy has been leaked on Telegram, Movierulz, Tamilrockers and other piracy-based websites.
The film is directed and co-written by Leena Manimekalai and supported by her production banner Karuvachi Films. Well, since its release on Nestream, Maadathy is getting a good response from the audience. Revolving around a teenage girl from the Puthirai Vannar community, the film talks about important topics including gender and caste discrimination.
Madathi’s technical team includes composer Karthik Raja and cinematographer Jeff Dolen, Abinandan Ramanujam and Karthik Muthukumar. The film stars Semmler Annam, Ajmina Kasim and Patrick Raj.
Notably, the film was awarded the FIPRESCI (International Federation of Film Critics) Jury Award and three awards for Best Film, Best Actress and Best Cinematographer at the Aurangabad International Film Festival (2020). Along with these honours, the film was also screened at various national and international film festivals. Some include Busan International Film Festival, Chicago South Asian Film Festival, Kolkata International Film Festival and Third Eye Asian Film Festival.
On a related note, the trailer of the film was released on June 18 this year. On the other hand, the official motion poster of Maadathy was released on June 14 by Malayalam actress Parvathy Thiruvothu. Unveiling the poster, the talented actress took to her social media handle and wrote, “Presenting the official motion poster of ‘Maadathy: An Unfair Tale’. Congratulations to the cast & crew for such a powerful film directed by @LeenaManimekali. From June 24 @ Watch @MaadathyTheFilm on neestream.”