Paathi is a 2017 Malayalam language horror drama film produced by Gopakumar Kunhiveettil. The film is directed by  Chandran Narikode, and stars  Indrans and Joy Mathew in the lead roles along with Sasi Kallinga, Kalabhavan Shajon, Seema G. Nair, Santhosh Keezhattoor and Bindu Krishna. The music is composed by Ramesh Narayanan. The film is based on a story written by Vijesh Viswom.


The film portrays the struggles faced by Kammaran, a practitioner at a local health centre and a theyyam face painter. Abortions that have been taken place in the centre haunt him as his inner feelings question him for not allowing those children to live their life. He tries to get away from those feelings by concentrating on his artistic side of being an Theyyam face painter. He also suffers from an ugly scar on his face which makes him very depressed in life. The film also has Othenan in his Theyyam attire advising his devotees in spite of himself being a failure in leading a good family life.


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    director Chandran Narikode
    genre drama horror
    keywords face paint family life struggle
    producer Gopakumar Kunhiveettil