Friday, May 24, 2024

Ashikha N

Ashikha N is a research scholar at the University of Calicut.

Love, bereavement, hope: Kadina Kadoramee Andakadaham visualizes definitive human nature in the face of pandemic

Malayalam movie Kadina Kadoramee Andakadaham (KKAK) portrays the challenging new-normal days in the life of Bachu, played masterfully by Basil Joseph, against the backdrop of a coastal village in Kallai, Kozhikode.

Insta-grace meets wisdom: How Zeenat Aman candidly reimagines perennial questions on Instagram

By artfully curating her online presence, Zeenat Aman crafts and controls the narrative surrounding her career, image, and legacy with great care and self-awareness.
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1744 White Alto: A quirky and oddly gratifying cat and mouse story

With its signature humour, fascinating backdrop and a stellar cast, 1744 White Alto is the latest addition to the list of movies like Avasavyooham, Thallumala, and Mukundan Unni Associates which have successfully experimented with diverse genres in the recent past in Malayalam.

19(1)(a): Where the political takes personal on a bumpy ride

19(1)(a), written and directed by debutant Indhu V.S, is now streaming on Disney+ Hotstar. The movie takes us through the life of a young woman whose life changes after she is entrusted with a Tamil Ambedkarite revolutionary writer’s unpublished manuscript.
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Kuthiraivaal; A work of art in the age of OTT productions

Kuthiraivaal daringly takes a blind leap with its culturally rooted approach and technical proficiency.

Cobalt Blue: A familiar hue in a sea of foreignness

Sachin Kundalkar’s Cobalt Blue, now streaming on Netflix, further mystifies the old and numbing habit called love.
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