'Mukhaputa' is Roopa Iyer's directorial debut and she play an important role in this issue-based film. The movie tries to dispel many pre-conceived notions about young people afflicted by HIV Aids Patients.
The film has been screened at many international film festivals and won the best film trophy at the Ireland film festival. The main message of the film is that the HIV afflicted children are also entitled to a good life.
Movie : Mukhaputa
Year : 2010
Cast : Roopa Iyer, Sumitra, Baby Saniya Iyer, Ananda Theertha, Dharma, Chi. Gurudutt
Music : Hamsalekha
Lyrics : Hamsalekha
Direction : Roopa Iyer
Producer : Prof Narayana Hosmane, Roopa Iyer
Released : Feb 19, 2010
Genre : Social
- Anamorphic Widescreen Enhanced (16:9) DVD
- English Subtitles
- Dolby? Digital
- DVD Text
- Jacket Picture
- NTSC - All Regions
- Interactive Menus of Songs & Scenes for Easy Access
Mukhaputa (The Cover Page) movie is about the children suffering from HIV/AIDS. The film is set in a small town in South India, where a socially responsible educationally oriented traditional woman adapts a young baby girl, and realizes after several years that the child had HIV at birth.
The story centered around the child, and a few of her underprivileged friends of the same age, depicts the challenges faced by the girl, her family and the society ? it showcases pre-conceived notions that society infers on patients with HIV, and how children and their family cope up with the arduous life.