Tamil Cinema

The research attempts to focus on the following topics

  1. Unfolding the Dravidian discourse
  2. Vehicle for Social change (MGR)
  3. The quest for Tamil cultural identity
  4. Caste: Assertions, Violence and reconciliation
  5. The King of Histrionics
  6. The Dream girls of Kollywood ( Vaijayanthi Mala, Vanisree, Jayalalitha, Kushboo, Simran, Nayanthara
  7. Violence against women
  8. The Crusade against corruption
  9. Star Image and Power ( Rajni Mania)
  10. The Comic and Political discourse
  11. Tamil film music: The Dawn of literary renaissance and cultural nationalism
  12. Reaching for the gold – Tamil films and National awards