1.We don’t have a 5 or 50 cores of budget?
But we have a promising premise & a story which wasn’t told before& a team who worked out of passion and love for cinema.
2.We don’t have 500 hoardings?
But we have Facebook(PRICELESS) “My Life my Paathshala” campaign which cost us 500 rupees and a pleasure of listening to your stories.
3.We don’t have 50 lakhs for TV publicity OR we don’t have TV channel?
But we have Youtube (PRICELESSS)and a good theatrical trailer which tells the story, songs and other promo material.
4.We don’t have a star, star son/son in law, brother, brother in law or anyone in the family treeas a hero?
We have characters and conflicts which you would empathize and remember a few even after walking out the theatres. 3 out of 5 of the principle cast have been chosen out Facebook, auditions at colleges andapplications received for casting call.
5.Please Watch Paathshala if its good do us a favourPls spread the word to 10 people at least And if its bad do others a favour and let 100 people know.
Paathshala – Is a road film, coming of age& a buddy film is a dramedy which narrates the tale of five friends, who embark on a journey on the last day of their graduation to each other’s home towns.
A Journey of friendship, love, heartbreak and chaos which led to their self-discovery at the cross roads of their life.
A Moonwater pictures production. Moving images painted (DOP) by Sudheer surendran, A Rahul Raj musical, edited by shravan Katikaneni, and produced by Rakesh Mahankali & Pavan kumar reddy, written & directed by Mahi V’raghav.
Releasing October 10, 2014