Pada is about the displacement of Adivasi communities in India and the abuse of power and it travels back in time to an extraordinary episode of dissent involving the Ayyankali Pada.
Benegal had filmed the story of Allauddin Khilji's violent obsession for Rani Padmavati many years back, and not a stir of protest had happened.
Veteran filmmaker Shyam Benegal hailed the Supreme Court's decision to strike down the ban against Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Padmaavat' in some states.
As the "Padmavati" crisis escalates, veteran filmmaker Shyam Benegal shows concern on the behaviour of The Central Board of Film Certification.
Malayalam film community reacts to dropping of Sanal Kumar Sasidaran's 'Sexy Durga', Marathi film 'Nude' from IFFI
Aashiq Abu, Rajeev Ravi, Lijo Pallissery, Dileesh Pothan, Geethu Mohandas, Rima Kallingal, Soubin Shahir, Vidhu Vincent, Syam Pushkaran and several others released a joint statement on Thursday.