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Research Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences
Year : 2018, Volume : 9, Issue : 1
First page : ( 81) Last page : ( 85)
Print ISSN : 0975-6795. Online ISSN : 2321-5828.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2321-5828.2018.00014.1

A Study on The Reception of Comedy in Kollywood Movies by College Students

Prabhakar S Manoj*, Sathya P

Department of Visual Communication, Faculty of Science and Humanities, SRM University, Kattankulathur – 603203, Tamilnadu, India

*Corresponding Author Email: prabhakarsmanoj@gmail.com

Online published on 24 May, 2018.

Abstract

Comedy films have a greater impact in the society as it entertains the mass audience and conveys the message in a effective manner. The reach of the comedy in films and the genre itself has lead to an extent of staring television channels and programmes. Not only comedy movies but also the comedy scenes in the movies have a greater reach. This can be seen more prominently when people try to imitate the comedian and use their dialogues in real life situations. Even though comedy scene in movies doesn't have a separate plot for itself, the comedy characters entertain the audience. Growing interest shown in comedy by audience has lead to the emergence of television channels and movies of comedy genre. At present, there is a sudden craze for stand up comedy in our country. This study aims at the finding out the factors that influences the viewing pattern of the young minds and get entertained. This is a qualitative study with a sample size of 100. A structured questionnaire was prepared and the responses were analysed using SPSS version 12. The results were analysed using chi square test and one way ANOVA.

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Keywords

Comedy, Characterization, Mannerism, Social Message, Dialogues.

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