Paddayi Tulu Movie Review: Shakespeare comes to the coast

It must be said, that the Bard’s works have a certain sense of longevity to them, considering they lend themselves to multiple forms of adaptations on different mediums even today. Macbeth for one, is a story that resonates with the public even today due to the underlying themes of greed, jealousy and guilt present in it.

Thus, when the National Award winning director, Abhaya Simha, adapts this age-old tale to a fishing community in coastal Karnataka, even eschewing the more widely spoken Kannada for the local Tulu dialect, one’s curiosity is aroused about how the story will turn out.

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