Set in the 50s in a remote part of Travancore Cochin, the story tells of a village, threatened by electrification. This masterfully crafted tale delightfully depicts the trials and triumphs in the lives of many of the villagers, before and after the introduction of electricity. How will the introduction of electricity affect the lives of the villagers? Will it prove to be a boon or a bane?
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Aravindan says that this film is not against modernisation. In an interview, the director said, "My film is not against modernisation. I was trying to look at the changes taking place in the life of the people and the village. I still fear one day that technology will take over. I was born in a small village and up to the age of ten I hadn't seen the electricity. I still remember with nostalgia those times, when people moved through the night with burning flares. When electricity came, they went out". Read More