How Critics View The Anthology Of Pitta Kathalu?
Pitta Kathalu is a Telugu anthology drama film consisting four short-stories of four women that belong to different strata of society. The four directors Nag Ashwin, B. V. Nandini Reddy, Tharun Bhascker, and Sankalp Reddy left their comfort zones to jump into the minds of four women protagonists Ramulu, Meera, xLife, and Pinky.
What are the stories about?
These are bold tales about the women of 21st centuries that demand their rights as human being. And they are up against men that consider women to be puppets. The stories reveal different feelings and emotions from the perspective of women. Simply put, Pitta Kathalu tries to put a bunch of different ideas on table.
What the protagonists do in the stories?
These aren’t women of substance but they have some substance in them. You will see them dealing with a jealous and abusive husband. Also, helping a commitment-phobic boyfriend to come out of his tragic mindset. Some women are seen continuing with an ex that has moved on. These women take up challenges without looking at the consequences. And no moral judgements are passed on their acts that could be rebellions or defiant in nature.
What is the rural touch of Pitta Kathalu?
Ramalu is the only rural connection in the anthology. Written by Tharun Bhascker, she is the most interesting and engaging character in the story. Another interesting character in the story is xLife written by Nag Ashwin. The most ambitious character of the story, xLife explores the power of technology for the benefit human starved of love.