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Research Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences
Year : 2018, Volume : 9, Issue : 1
First page : ( 285) Last page : ( 287)
Print ISSN : 0975-6795. Online ISSN : 2321-5828.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2321-5828.2018.00052.9

Criticism of Feministic Malayalam Movies: Discourse Analysis

Dr. Padmanabhan T.1,*, Ms. Chinju S.2

1Assistant Professor, Department of Visual Communication, Faculty of Science & Humanities, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu, India

2Independent Researcher, Holding M.A. Journalism and Mass of Communication from Bharathiar University, PSG College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

*Corresponding Author Email: padmanabhan9786@gmail.com

Online published on 24 May, 2018.


Cinema movement, the replication of society when conformism and pro-slavery ideology hegemonizes and slaking contemporary state. Movement on the screen has different credo which grasps humanism, equalism, rationalism, and feminism in a dynamic sense over the world. When a cinema echoes these, later it is being criticized in centralized and decentralized platforms with opinions, perceptions, and ideologies which would be associated with the concerned society. Howbeit, gender equality, women empowerment, and anarchism had perceived since when the feminist movement has emerged evidently, and also, it's pertinent even in the present democratic society like India. Whenever, the government, elites, constitution, and society failed in humanity. After, cinema rebound it, uncovers it and also edify it. Further, India has unity in diversity, since Kerala has a unique tradition and culture, and it has always reflected in Malayalam cinemas. Among various language cinemas, Malayalam has popular and critical heed at international level owing to the celluloid world films acutely centered Malayalam literature and also seen many creative features and virtuoso in the mediocre movies even in the earlier decades of the twentieth century. Further, the present study focused on modern world Malayalam cinemas and women.



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