Sunday, June 16, 2024

Topic: Puzhu

It is a blatant lie that there is no caste in Kerala: Puzhu writer Harshad

Harshad, a Malayalam scriptwriter, is best known for his two feature films Unda (2019) and Puzhu (2022). Puzhu (meaning worm) is a 2022 Malayalam flick jointly written by Harshad, Sharfu, and Suhas and directed by debutante Ratheena, with actor legend Mammootty as Kuttan, Parvathy Thiruvothu as Bharathi, Appunni Sasi as Kuttappan aka KP and Vasudev Sajeesh as Kichu in the lead roles.

Puzhu: Testament to Brahmanical violence in Indian society

Kuttan the IPS officer epitomizes the violent Brahmanical state that incarcerates innocent Muslims and Dalits for the crimes committed by caste Hindus.