Gatham (Eng: Past) is a 2020 Indian Telugu-language thriller film directed by Kiran Reddy and starring Bhargava Poludasu, Rakesh Galebhe, and Poojitha Kuraparthi. It premiered on Amazon Prime Video on 6 November 2020. The film was selected in the Indian Panaroma of feature films 2020 and will be screened at International Film Festival of India in January 2021.
The film was produced in the United States. It is based on Kiran Kondamadugula’s own short film and was shot in Lake Tahoe. Sricharan Pakala scored the music for the film.
Rishi (Rakesh Galebhe) and his girlfriend Adithi (Poojitha Kuraparthi) set out on a journey by road to visit Rishi’s father and their car breaks down in a route. A stranger (Bhargava Poludasu) offers them a stay at his house and as their stay extends, Rishi gets nightmares and the stranger behaves freakishly. With each passing moment, there are startling twists, and many dots between Rishi’s past and the stranger get connected which leaves the couple shell-shocked. What is Rishi’s connection with the stranger and how does he and his girlfriend come out of the weird situation is the story of Gatham.
Directed by Kiran Kondamadugula
Produced by Bhargava Poludasu, Harsha Pratap & Srujan Yarabolu
Starring Bhargava Poludasu, Rakesh Galebhe, Poojitha Kuraparthi
Music by Sricharan Pakala
Cinematography Manojh Reddy
Production Offbeat Films & S Originals
Distributed by Amazon Prime Video
Release date 6 November 2020
Running time 102 minutes