ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

A+| A| A-

Iruvar Transforming History into Commodity

'Iruvar' : Transforming History into Commodity Venkatesh Chakravarthy MSS Pandian Like his earlier two films, 'Roja' and ' Bombay', Manirathnam's 'Iruvar' is another attempt to commercialise and commodify history. The film sets out to subsume and tame the Dravidian Movement's politics beyond recognition. This ideological project of the film has been largely missed.

Dear reader,

To continue reading, become a subscriber.

Explore our attractive subscription offers.

Click here


(-) Hide

EPW looks forward to your comments. Please note that comments are moderated as per our comments policy. They may take some time to appear. A comment, if suitable, may be selected for publication in the Letters pages of EPW.

Back to Top