PAOLI DAM’S NEXT FILM ON THE EXPLOITATION OF THE YOUNG IN GOA TITLED ‘BAGA BEACH’ TO BE SCREENED AT IFFI GOA on
Dusky beauty Paoli Dam is playing a key role of a young bead seller in the filmBAGA Beach set in one of the hottest tourist destination of Goa. BAGA BEACHis produced by Dr. Mrs. Pramod Salgaoncar of Sharvani Productions’ anddirected by Laxmikant Shetgaonkarwill be screened at IFFI- Goa 2013.
Paoli Dam who was recently seen in “Hate Story” and “Ankur Arora Murder Case” will be seen playing a simple girls character in her next Bollywood filmBAGA BEACH. Paoli plays a character of Shobha- the bead seller, who falls for the French tourist, and what happens next affects the life of Shobha and people around her. Her love story becomes one of the most prominent parts of the film; which reflects how tourists affect the life of goan people.
On asking Paoli Dam about her experience she comments, “It is the concept that drew me to the film BAGA BEACH” I thought it was a film long due. I love Goa and have been a frequent visitor but never understood the other side of life that existed there. It shook me totally and wanted to do my bit create awareness about the pedophiles who are infusing dirt into this paradise called Baga Beach.
On her casting Paoli Dam as Shobha the producer Dr. Mrs Pramod Salgaocarsays, “I wanted someone who could show a lot of inner strength of character which Shobha in the film has. I did see a few of Paoli Dam’s Bengali films and her versatility appealed me. We could see our Sobha in her instantly”.
The film BAGA BEACH is a camouflage in motion, exploring struggles of people living on the coastal belt of Goa. In a State where the number of tourists in a season is more than three times the population and where tourism is promoted indiscriminately for the revenue it generates the lives of people are bound to get impacted in more ways than one can imagine.
The film BAGA BEACH stars Paoli Dam (Hate Story fame), Jean Denis Romer, Cedric Cirotteau, Sadia Siddiqui, Akash Sinha, Sergie Klemov, Prashanti Talpankar, Pradeep Naik, Ivon De’souza, Abhishek Vishwakarma and Rajesh Karekar .The Film BAGA BEACH is produced byDr. Mrs. Pramod Salgaoncar under the banner of Sharvani Productions who has also produced a TV Serial “Women in Goa” and a Marathi feature film “Mareparyant Fashi”.and is directed by Laxmikant Shetgaonkar who has also done a feature film, PaltadacoMunis (The Man beyond the Bridge) in Konkani language, received FIBRESCI prize at Toronto International Film Festival 2009,and Grand Jury prize for best film at IFFLA IN 2010.