Deveerappa is the Patela (Landlord) of Devanuru living with son Kittappa. Shivu is the only son of a Dalit widow, a confident, self-respecting and sensitive young man. Deveerappa is engaged in the business illegal sand mining and wishes to widen a road and coat it with Tar to ensure smooth movement of his trucks. Shivu and his friends oppose it.During the work apoor boy is trapped in a pool of molten Tar. Shivu and his friends jump into the pool to rescue child. They do reach the trapped child who keeps blinking his dreamy eyes and the life around goes on as usual.
KANNADA I 2015
DRAMA I 130 MIN I DCP I COLOR
Director: K Shivarudriah
An established Actor, theatre Director, Shivarudriah has been honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award by Karnataka. In a career spanning over four decades, hehas directed8 feature film, 150 short films and 200 documentaries. His feature film‘DAATU’ was screened in 21 international festivals including IFFI Goa and won ‘Zimbombay’ international award. His other films ‘MAGIYA KAALA’ and ‘BELLIKIRANA’ also participated in nine international film festivals. Winner of the Best Director Gold Medal twice from Karnataka Government, Shi had his Photo Exhibitions conducted throughout the world.