Puthiya Niyamam: Silent Revenge

Director: A K Sajan Written by:A K Sajan Starring: Mammotty,Nayanthara Produced by:...

Democracy

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dz_QKm2jFJs One cannot find a better metaphor than a private bus to...

Being musically different

It is not surprising that a song so innovative and refreshing like...

The Media(ted)Woman: Gender Politics vs. Cultural Dynamics

ABSTRACT—In today’s world of advanced technologies, mass media with its capacity to...

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‘Pranayam’ – Breaking the Contours of Love

Love and intimacy transcends age and familial lines, oneliner for the new buzz of Malyalam cinema by the Mohanlal– Blessy combo.  Bollywood stars Anupam Kher and Jayaprada in lead roles added charm and curiosity to the film. With a commonplace title, Blessy has presented a...

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Pranayam – A Memorable Experience

What I feel after coming down the stairs of a theatre in kollam is that I had gone through an O Henry tale.  As a viewer, you are placed in a rather taken-from-real-life circumstance from where the plot develops a little bit dramatically into a...

Theja Bhai and Family – Yet another Disappointment

Disappointment is not a new story in Malayalam film industry, nor is it a new experience for the Malayalee film audience. They are not bothered of those countless films that go into the dustbins of movie world. Deepu Karunakaran’s new release Theja Bhai and Family...

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The Media(ted)Woman: Gender Politics vs. Cultural Dynamics

ABSTRACT—In today’s world of advanced technologies, mass media with its capacity to standardize, homogenize and transform ideologies plays a great role in the formulation of femininity as a set of social expectations created and nurtured in any patriarchal society. As in imaging women, the media...

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Rithu: An Ecological Understanding

Abstract: An attempt is made in this paper to study Rithu, film by Shyamaprasad, from an ecological point of view. The spatial displacement of characters from nature to culture is traced from this point of view. Rithu, directed by Syamaprasad, presents a quagmire of issues...