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Malayalam movie Paka (River Of Blood) to have digital premiere on SonyLIV on 7 July

Written and directed by Nithin Lukose, the feature film was screened at the Toronto International Film Festival last year.

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The critically acclaimed Malayalam movie Paka (River Of Blood), which has been to various prestigious film festivals, will have its digital premiere on SonyLIV on 7 July.

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The OTT platform shared the release announcement on Twitter. “A gripping drama of internecine, never-ending feud. Paka will be streaming on SonyLIV from July 7th,” the tweet read.

The film had its world premiere at the 2021 Toronto International Film Festival in the Discovery section. Directed by Nithin Lukose and backed by Anurag Kashyap, the Malayalam film tells the story of a feud between two families in a village that has gone on for generations. Paka is set in the deep hilly forests of Wayanad district, a seemingly idyllic part of north Kerala.

The film features an ensemble cast of Basil Paulose, Vinitha Koshy, Jose Kizhakkan, Athul John, Nithin George and Joseph Manickal. Paka had earlier won the best WIP project in the Work-in-Progress Lab of NFDC Film Bazaar 2020.

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