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Madras Studios – A Review

There is a certain curiosity that arises in any child from the 90s upon hearing about the kind of films her father or grandmother boast of having watched. It is not simple reminiscence that takes place when they recall watching Sivaji Ganesan’s first film Parasakthi about 17 times in the ‘tents’. It is, in every case normal for similar records …

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Book Review

Paper Bound | Mohamed Shafeeq Book: Performing Self, Performing Gender: Reading the Lives of Women Performers in Colonial India.  Author: Sheetala Bhat Publisher and Year: Manipal University Press, 2017 Manipal University Press has released Performing Self, Performing Gender, a book on the women performers in colonial India, authored by Sheetala Bhat.  Primarily a reading of biographies and autobiographies of women …