Ponthan Mada 1993/120 mins/Malayalam/EST Dir: T.V. Chandran Principal Cast: Mammootty, Naseeruddin Shah, Laboni Sircar Set in the late forties in a small village of central Kerala, Ponthan Mada is about the life and times of an untouchable tribal who finds himself at odds with a changing world. Mada strays from the eastern hills into a quiet village in the plains as a young man. Here he meets the local landlord who had stayed for long in England. Mada joins him as a farmhand. A subtle relationship begins. Festival Participation/Awards: Indian Panorama, International Film Festival of India.