ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Seduction, Speeches and Lullaby-Gender and Cultural Identity in a Tamil Film

Seduction, Speeches and Lullaby Gender and Cultural Identity in a Tamil Film After its formation as a separate party in 1949 the DMK in Tamil Nadu used the cinema effectively to project its identity, political claims and elaboration of Tamil culture. The film Parasakthi is a landmark in this context and it is useful to examine the construction of cultural identity in the film and its references to gender in the process of this construction.

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